e-news, News

July 2014 enews

Welcome to the July 2014 edition of NRM Snapshot, a monthly e-bulletin of what’s happening in Tasmania’s land, water, coastal and marine environments. Get informed! Get involved! Get funded! GET INFORMED Happy New Year This is our chance to say a big thank you to all the groups, individuals and organisations


Media releases, News

NLP Info Sessions for Southern Tas

NRM South and Landcare Tasmania are leading Regional Information Sessions on the 16th, 18th and 19th of August to seek feedback from members of the Southern Tasmanian community about the Australian Government’s National Landcare Programme. The Australian Government this week released a National Landcare Programme Consultation Paper outlining the principles


Community groups, Grants, Media releases, News

Awards recognise community contribution to Tassie’s environment

Over the past year, NRM South has worked together with many organisations and individuals to improve natural resource management in Southern Tasmania. Nominations are now open for both the Community Achievement Awards, and the Pride of Australia Medal – both excellent opportunities to recognise amazing work done by individuals and


Environment, Media releases, News, Stories

Partnership puts spotlight on keeping it clean for frogs

A ground-breaking project aimed at tracking Tasmania’s frog populations will help ensure Tasmania’s wilderness remains an important global refuge against chytrid, a deadly fungus that is decimating frog populations and causing species extinctions worldwide. A partnership between NRM South, Hydro Tasmania and DPIPWE has provided the opportunity for Wildlife Disease


Agriculture, Farmers and landholders, Media releases, News, Stories

Animal control options available to farmers

NRM South accepts that the Tasmanian Government’s decision to allow landowners to continue to use 1080 for control of browsing animals, and recognises that native animal browsing can have a serious economic impact for Tasmanian farmers. NRM South supports farmers to evaluate options to manage the impact in a way


Community groups, Grants, Media releases, News, Stories

Naturally Inspired projects protect Tasmania’s Southern Environment

Forty-spotted pardalote Chris Tzaros NRM South is pleased to announce 16 successful projects funded by the annual Naturally Inspired Grants program. The latest round supports 15 groups with $72,500 towards projects across Kingborough, Huon, Clarence, Tasman, Sorell, Hobart and Derwent Valley regions. The Naturally Inspired Grants fund projects that meet