Funding for a collaborative Southern Tasmania NRM project focused on protecting and conserving species was yesterday announced by Environment Minister Greg Hunt as part of Round 2 of the Australian Government’s Green Army projects. The project, run jointly between NRM South and Landcare Tasmania, will be delivered by Conservation Volunteers
NRM South is pleased to open its 2015 Naturally Inspired Grants – encouraging groups and individuals to apply for a share in over $130,000 of funding to support projects that deliver positive environmental change and sustainable farming initiatives across Southern Tasmania. Since 2009, the Naturally Inspired Grants have supported more
The Australian Government is working with the 56 regional NRM bodies across Australia to implement the regional stream of the new National Landcare Programme – NLP (replacing the former Caring for our Country program). Key features of NLP include twenty per cent of allocated funds to support activities that engage
The Australian Government has released a National Landcare Programme Consultation Paper which outlines the principles of the program and the proposed approach for delivery. The release of the paper (early August 2014) was complemented by briefing sessions throughout the country. The Australian Government sought feedback on how the program can
One of the first things to strike you about St Pius X Catholic Church in Taroona is its surroundings. Set in coastal bushland, parishioners must find it difficult to keep their eyes on the pulpit when the church offers beautiful views of surrounding eucalypt trees and the broad River Derwent.
Over the past year, NRM South has worked together with many organisations and individuals to improve natural resource management in Southern Tasmania. Nominations are now open for both the Community Achievement Awards, and the Pride of Australia Medal – both excellent opportunities to recognise amazing work done by individuals and