Community groups, Hobart/Kingborough, News, Stories

Nests for unwelcome guests

As part of an NRM South Naturally Inspired Grant to manage invasive Rainbow Lorikeets in the greater Hobart region, Hobart College students have been working hard on constructing specially designed nesting boxes in recent weeks, and were excited to see the first boxes placed into trees at the Kingston Golf


Community groups, Grants, Hobart/Kingborough, News

Fair Go for Swifties – Unwanted: The Rainbow Lorikeet!

Volunteers have been busy constructing and painting 50 nesting boxes for rainbow lorikeets, as part of a Naturally Inspired grant project run by the Sustainability Learning Centre and Hobart College. The project has also received support from an Inspiring Australia Public Science Events Grant. The invasive Rainbow Lorikeet population in


Environment, Hobart/Kingborough, Huon/Channel, News, Stories

Our Waterway Conference

The D’Entrecasteaux and Huon Collaboration’s Mini-Conference was held on Tuesday the 30th of August and was a great success - in fact there was nothing 'mini' about the conference after all! A full house of attendees came to listen to talks on waterway condition, biodiversity and marine protection, seaweeds, gulls,


Farmers and landholders, Hobart/Kingborough, Stories

Woody Weed Management Workshop – a great day covering all things weedy!

29 land owners mainly from Kingborough and the Huon Valley took part in a Woody Weed Management Workshop on a property in Kingborough run by Kingborough Council and NRM South. It was a great day where everyone got to find out more about how to manage woody weeds such as


Agriculture, Community groups, Environment, Hobart/Kingborough, Huon/Channel, NRM Facilitators, Partners, Stories

Science and community providing homes for the Forty-spotted Pardalote

Great news! After three years of targeted monitoring activities we’ve found White gum seedlings on North Bruny Island that have survived the summer. This exciting observation was among the data collected from a series of regeneration trials, set up in late 2011 at Murrayfield Station, a lamb and fine wool