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


Featured, Media releases, News, Stories

Our first crowdfunding campaign has taken flight!

DONATE HERE On May 1 2017, NRM South launched of our first-ever crowdfunding campaign. This 30-day campaign aims to raise $60,000 for beach-nesting shorebird conservation activities over the 2017-18 summer period, with target species including Fairy Tern, Little Penguin, Pied Oystercatcher, Hooded Plover and Red-capped Plover. Shorebirds across Australia are


Environment, Ntl Landcare Programme, Projects, Stories

South East Regional Shorebirds Alliance

The South East Regional Shorebirds Alliance (SERSA) is a collaboration with multiple government and not-for-profit organisations to support community efforts in Southern Tasmania’s east coast to protect beach nesting shorebirds. This includes  threatened Terns, Hooded Plover, Little Penguin; and Pied and Sooty Oystercatchers and Red-capped Plover. For many shorebird species,


Environment, Glamorgan Spring Bay, Stories

Awareness and protection of migratory and resident shorebirds

NRM South is involved in the protection of shorebird habitat and in raising awareness of the threats to our valuable shorebird population. Data collected by BirdLife Tasmania, through annual shorebird surveys and with support from NRM South, community and local government, has identified serious decline in resident shorebirds breeding success


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This Summer, get to the beach but watch where you step

A partnership formed between Tasmanian seafood company Tassal and the Southern Coastcare Association of Tasmania (SCAT) is focusing on how protecting our coasts can also safeguard our seafood industry. Today (during Coastcare Week) David Forrest, the National Business Manager of Tassal Salmon Shops, presented the Southern Coastcare Association of Tasmania