News

First Farming and the Law Workshop

First Farming and the Law workshop a great success! A ‘Farming and the Law’ workshop was held for over 30 farmers in Grove on Saturday 10 Sept. This workshop, a collaboration with Huon Valley Council was the first of its kind in the Huon Valley. It delivered information on current

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Community groups, Farmers and landholders, Media releases, News

New Guide to help farmers maintain healthy waterways

Following from last week’s World Water Week, EDO Tasmania, in state-wide partnership with Tasmania’s regional NRM bodies, released a Working Near Waterways guide. This new resource will help farmers, land managers and Landcare groups to navigate the complex laws around working near waterways. Working Near Waterways details the legal obligations

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Environment

Wetlands – why should I care?

Humans often equate wetlands with wasteland; a place to be drained, filled in, burnt off and re-purposed. In fact, scientific studies show that 64 % of the world’s wetlands have disappeared since 1900. Measured against 1700, an estimated 87 % have been lost. Tasmania has many special wetlands, 10 are

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