News, Research

Caring for Our Waterways

This year’s D’Entrecasteaux and Huon Collaboration (DHC) mini-conference was a huge success! Held on the 28th of June 2019, this conference facilitated the sharing of new research, ideas, and discussions about the D’Entrecasteaux and Huon Estuary, or as they call, our waterways. NRM South’s own, Dr Amelia Fowles (D’Entrecasteaux and Huon Collaboration Project Coordinator), did a fantastic job of organising this event, with

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Community groups, Environment, News, Stories

Over 100 people clean-up Bruny coast

The waterways of stunning Bruny Island are cleaner thanks to the efforts of the 114 volunteers and the D’Entrecasteaux and Huon Collaboration (DHC) partners who joined a marine debris clean up event last Saturday 25 May, removing over 10 cubic metres of debris. Organised by the DHC, these annual clean-ups

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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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Community groups, News, Stories

Huon Marine Debris Clean-up

On Saturday 11th May 2019 the D’Entrecasteaux and Huon Collaboration, hosted by NRM South, held one of its most exciting events of the year - the Huon Marine Debris Clean-up. The magnificent coastline of Charlotte Cove, Garden Island and surrounds are cleaner thanks to the efforts of the 82 incredible

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Stories, Uncategorized

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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