Community groups, Projects

Volunteer Training Consortium

The Volunteer Training Consortium provides access to training that helps individuals to build capacity within groups, and to extend their capability to undertake NRM activity. It is a collaboration between land managers and care organisations including; Landcare Tasmania, Southern Coastcare Association of Tasmania, Tasmanian Parks and Wildlife Services, Crown Land

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Stories

North Bruny Biodiversity Fund Project

To borrow an old adage, a good network is far stronger than the sum of its parts. In June this year the North Bruny Biodiversity Fund Project formally wrapped up, but it has established a legacy of community teamwork and support that is destined to deliver lasting benefits into the

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Community groups, Environment, Glamorgan Spring Bay, NRM Facilitators, Sorell/Tasman, Stories

Gone in the blink of an eye

Watching a pair of shorebirds wheeling above as you walk along a windswept beach is a familiar and comforting experience. But what if you returned the next day to find them gone, as if they’d disappeared in the blink of an eye? It’s a concern that’s driving efforts to get

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Stories

Next stop , Pitt Water-Orielton Lagoon

It’s a major stopover for tourists travelling the East Asian- Australasian flyway but unless you’re one of them, such as the Eastern Curlew, Bar-tailed Godwit or Red-necked Stint, you may not have heard of it. These feathered tourists fly up to 25,000 kilometres every year from the northern hemisphere to

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Community groups, Grants, Stories

The church in the bush naturally inspired grants recipient

One of the first things to strike you about St Pius X Catholic Church in Taroona is its surroundings. Set in coastal bushland, parishioners must find it difficult to keep their eyes on the pulpit when the church offers beautiful views of surrounding eucalypt trees and the broad River Derwent.

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Agriculture, Farmers and landholders, Huon/Channel, NRM Facilitators, Stories

Small landholders reap rewards of property planning

The hardest thing for Tim Ackroyd about running NRM South’s Small Landholders program has been turning people away, but that’s also a sign of its success. “My only regret is not being able to get everybody onto the program,” he says. “I hate having to turn people away.” Aimed at

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