News

Big changes for Little Penguins

How to manage Little Penguin populations in the face of increasing tourism, urbanisation and threats to our coasts from a changing climate? These were some of the questions addressed at a workshop held as part of Australia’s 14th biennial coastal management conference in Hobart this week. Attendees from government, industry,

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Aboriginal, News

Linking past and present at Premaydena

A traditional and contemporary relationship with the land and coast of Premaydena connects and binds members of the Parrdarrama Pungenna Aboriginal Corporation to the area known as Fergusons Bay. Providing food, water, traditional materials, a place to rest, swim and enjoy culture, this area has supported an Aboriginal connection spanning

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Aboriginal, News

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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Aboriginal

Aboriginal Values and Fire Management Workshop

In October 2016, Victor Steffensen – an expert in traditional fire management – visited a number of key sites across Tasmania to discuss how fire could be used to heal country. At the same time, a video was put together to showcase the need for collaboration in building a united

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Agriculture, News, Projects

Farmers can lift productivity and profits by improving water drainage

A farmer workshop sponsored by NRM South and Macquarie Franklin (Water for Profit) on the principles of drainage was held at Jericho on Thursday 12 May and attracted an excellent turnout of farmers. Understanding water drainage on farms is critical to productivity even in apparently dry landscapes is a key

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