News

A new firewood flyer

With the cold weather approaching, many Tasmanians have started to stock up on winter wood supplies. In fact, we burn more wood per capita here than anywhere else in Australia! But do you know where your firewood has come from? NRM South has released a new information flyer that will

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Glamorgan Spring Bay, News, Stories

Protecting a sanctuary

Sun, sand, sea, beach cricket, bicycles, beach walkers, curious dogs, horseback riders, roaming cats, litter, increasing beach users and diminishing resources…it’s fair to say that managing shorebird habitat hasn’t got any easier over the years! However, despite the mounting challenges, the NRM staff at Glamorgan Spring Bay Council have a

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Environment, Featured, Research, Stories

Recovery effort for a threatened eucalypt gets a dramatic boost

How social media and a family interested in plant conservation helped recovery efforts for one of Australia’s most threatened eucalypts. In early September, NRM South received funding from the Australian Government’s Threatened Species Recovery Fund for a multi-partner project to save Tasmania’s endemic, and endangered, Morrisby’s gum (Eucalyptus morrisbyi). Morrisby’s

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Environment

Make it a shorebirds summer

With summer holidays underway, and as we prepare our beach kits ready to get out and enjoy the sun, sand and surf - it's a timely reminder to keep an eye out for beach-nesting shorebirds. Nesting season starts in early spring and extends right through until the end of summer

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News, Stories

Threatened Species Day 2016

National Threatened Species Day is on the 7th September, and marks the passing of the last known thylacine in captivity. Eighty years on and we are still fighting a battle against extinction for a growing number of species. In the last year alone, several species that call Tasmania home for

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News, Stories

If a tree falls in the forest…

We are very ethically minded these days when it comes to our food, clothes and other items such as recycled products, renewable energy and more. But for those about to put another log on the fire, do you know if you are burning someone else’s home to warm yours? Do

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