Community groups, News, Stories

National Tree Day plantings on Bruny Island

A National Tree Day event held on the 6th of August saw great team effort out on Bruny Island, with more than 70 people chipping in to plant 400 trees and shrubs at Apollo Bay. UTAS CARES also arranged for a bus load of University of Tasmania students to join

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Stories

Killer of a Whale Trail on the East Coast

Last year, Sorell Council, Tasman Council , Glamorgan Spring Bay Council and Break O Day Councils were successful in receiving $93,800 towards development of whale trail viewing platforms and interpretive signage in Spectacle Point, Eaglehawk Neck and along the East Coast Drive. The projects were secured through federal funding with

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Community groups, Media releases

Media Release: Launch of the Saltmarsh App

Turning the Tide on Saltmarsh Loss – Because it Matters A new tool will allow anyone to help protect one of Tasmania’s most important and vulnerable ecosystems. The Saltmarsh Matters app lets members of the public record information on saltmarsh condition, birdlife and human impacts. NRM South have worked with

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Community groups, Stories

Give Happy. Live Happy.

A huge congratulations to all the winners and finalists in our Caring for the Environment photo competition! It was great that so many were able to attend our event yesterday, celebrating National Volunteer Week with us and other special guests. Amazingly, 4 out of 5 Tasmanians volunteer in some capacity

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Community groups, Stories

UTAS CARES – Volunteer for your environment

  • UTAS CARES engaging with students at University of Tasmania O-week

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UTAS CARES seeks to connect staff and students from the University of Tasmania with a broad range of volunteer environmental care groups in Southern Tasmania, giving them the opportunity to engage with our unique Tasmanian environment, culture and community. The collaboration between the University of Tasmania, NRM South, Landcare Tasmania,

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Community groups, Huon/Channel, Media releases, News

Bruny Island Beach Clean Up

Collaborating to clean up the channel Fifty-six volunteers undertook a major coastal clean-up at Alonnah on Bruny Island on Saturday the 2nd of April, 2016. Local residents from Bruny and the Channel areas, Sustainable Living in Kingborough, Conservation Volunteers Australia and the Bruny Island Boat Club joined forces with staff

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