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Volunteer sponsorships – apply now!

NRM South are pleased to offer a limited number of sponsorships to active environmental volunteers to attend the upcoming Australian Mangrove and Saltmarsh Network Conference.

ELIGIBILITY: This offer is available to any active member of any environmental care group such as Landcare, Coastcare, Bushcare or Wildcare.  Volunteers must reside in the Southern Tasmania NRM Region.

View this flyer for further information and to apply


Coastal frontiers: saltmarsh and mangroves

Tuesday, 21 March to Friday, 24 March 2017

CSIRO, Castray Esplanade, Hobart.

CSIRO and the University of Tasmania are proud to host the 3rd Australian Mangrove and Saltmarsh Network Conference (AMSN). The conference brings together researchers, industry, community and environmental consultants to discuss the latest science and management for saltmarsh and mangrove ecosystems.

The conference involves the following broad themes:

Day 1 (21 March): Presentations: The first line of defence in global change – saltmarshes and mangroves

Day 2 (22 March): Presentations: Working with nature – science and community management of our coastal wetlands for healthy waterways

Day 3 (23 March): Field Trip: Visit the fabulous saltmarshes of Bruny Island and Barilla Bay in southern Tasmania.

Day 4 (24 March): Workshops and conference synopsis.

View the conference website here

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