News, Research

D’Entrecasteaux and Huon Report Card

The D’Entrecasteaux Channel and Huon Estuary are Tasmania’s most treasured waterways – they host more Tasmanian recreational fishers and boaters than any other in Tasmania, and harbour thriving commercial operators and growing residential development. For the past 7 years, industry, government and natural resource management organisations have been working in

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Join our Bruny Marine Debris Clean-up, 25th May 2019

Plastic in our ocean increases by 8 million tonnes each year! This durable debris has the potential to entangle, or be ingested by fish, mammals and birds and leach toxic compounds into the ecosystem. Let’s do something about it! Over the last three years, our marine debris clean-ups have removed

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e-news, Environment, Featured, News, Stories

Celebrating World Wetlands Day 2019

The 2nd February marks the anniversary of the signing of the Convention on Wetlands of International Importance (Ramsar Convention) in Iran 1971. All over the country seminars, nature walks, festivals and tours are run to raise public awareness of wetland values, benefits and promote the conservation and wise use of

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Stories

Help our local handfish

Handfish walk with their “hands” rather than swim. They belong to a group of coastal anglerfish with a narrow distribution in southeastern Australia. There are 14 species with seven endemic to Tasmania and Bass Strait. Handfishes don’t have a planktonic stage, they lay eggs, and have parental care of eggs.

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Community groups, Stories

Wonderful Wetlands Weekend – Feb 2019

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Stories

Seaweed Appreciation Day

On October 20th 2018, the D’Entrecasteaux and Huon Collaboration hosted a ‘Seaweed Appreciation Day’ at Tinderbox Reserve. Over 50 curious people attended to learn more about the beautiful form and function of marine plants. During the event taxonomic experts and Institute for Marine and Antarctic Studies (IMAS) researchers gave talks

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