Environment, Farmers and landholders, News, Ntl Landcare Programme, Research, Stories

Protecting a rare gem

Increasing the resilience of alpine bogs on the Central Plateau. When we think about bogs, the idea of a rare, important and fragile environment may not be the first thought that springs to mind. While the ecological communities known as ‘Alpine Sphagnum Bogs and Associated Fens’ may be something of

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Aboriginal, News, Ntl Landcare Programme, Stories

Getting fired up in Cape York

In July 2017, NRM South supported Cathy Ransom, Ben Sculthorpe (weetapoona Aboriginal Corporation directors), John Easton, Craig Blake, Jayke Binns (pakana services) and Kris Schaffer (Bushfoods director) to attend a national fire workshop in Cape York. Essential to successful environmental management is understanding how fire can be both a destructive

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Biosecurity, News, Stories

The looming crisis of dieback

A recent article has starkly illustrated the dangers to our environment posed by the plant disease known as Phytophthora. With impacts likened to the effects of bleaching across our coral reefs, Phytophthora cinnamomi is more active in warmer, wetter conditions and has the potential to wreak havoc with our natural

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Environment, News, Stories

Celebrating Tasmania’s seafood

(L-R): Anna Wind (Cradle Coast NRM), Belinda Yaxley (Petuna Aquaculture) and Nepelle Crane (NRM South) at the Seafood Awards dinner. NRM South was proud to partner with NRM North and Cradle Coast NRM to sponsor the Environment Stewardship Award at the Tasmanian Seafood Awards on July 1 2017. Over the

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Bruny Island Bird Festival

This is the our fourth year that this event has been held, celebrating Bruny’s beautiful birds, habitats and landscapes featuring a huge range of events for children and families, for experienced birdwatchers and novices alike. For more information, visit their website http://www.brunybirdfestival.org.au/

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Community wildlife and feral cat monitoring on Bruny Island

Be part an this exciting, island-wide monitoring to identify what animals live where, and what they are eating. The project will help to identify important wildlife habitat across the island and areas where feral cat control is needed. You can be involved as a citizen-scientist by attending the field day

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