Community groups, Farmers and landholders, Grants, Media releases, News, Projects

The National Landcare Programme (NLP)

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

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Agriculture, Farmers and landholders, Projects

Soil Trials

NRM South has supported individual farmers and land managers with a range of innovative soil trials through grants and trial projects including: Inoculation trials NRM South has recently built on restoration activities on farms, through bushfire recovery efforts post 2013 fires. Mycorrhizal inoculation of eucalypts in shelter belts has been

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Agriculture, Farmers and landholders, Projects

Grazing Management Trials

NRM South works with farmers in Southern Tasmania to trial and support the adoption of innovative grazing practices. Holistic management and planned grazing has the capacity to improve pasture productivity, reduce impacts on soil loss and improve soil health, and reduce inputs such as fertilisers and vet costs. Regenerative agricultural

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Agriculture, Farmers and landholders, Projects

Setting up a Planned Grazing Trial

By focusing on a small area you can easily manipulate stock density, grazing time and recovery time without putting your business at risk. This information is taken from NRM South’s and covers: when it’s time to remove stock how long your perennial grasses take to recover how to tell when

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Environment

Volunteer work vital to threatened species

One of Dr Nigel Swarts great hopes is that a project to build a living collection of some of Tasmania’s most threatened native orchids at the Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens with the help of volunteers, will one day help restock numbers in the wild. The orchid research scientist says Tasmania

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Aboriginal, Projects

pakana Services

In the last year we built on several years of extensive work with many committed partners developing a sustainable business model, hosting pakana services. This first year of trading has seen the business increase in independence with the development of its own Board and training. It is a not-for-profit social

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