Community groups, News

Cleaning the Bruny Coast

Earlier in August, a Marine Debris Clean-up at Alonnah brought together over 100 volunteers from the community and industry. Together they removed over 10 cubic metres of trash and 160kg of rope from the spectacular Bruny Island coastline. D’Entrecasteaux and Huon Collaboration partners Kingborough Council, Huon Aquaculture, Tassal, NRM South,

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Farmers and landholders, News

Property management planning for small landholders

NRM South is running a ‘Small Farm Planning Program’ in the Huon and Channel region between November and December 2018. $200 for an individual or $275 for two individuals per property Applications close at 5pm, October 8th 2018 Small Farm Planning Flyer Property Management Planning (PMP) is a process for

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News

The true cost of illegal firewood harvesting

A recent report has highlighted the serious extent of illegal firewood harvesting operations on Tasmania’s east coast. Timber stolen from one study site alone had an estimated commercial value of over $70,000, with at least half of the trees removed classified as potential nesting habitat for the critically endangered Swift

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Biosecurity, Stories

Biosecurity Roundtable

NRM South recently participated in the Tasmanian Biosecurity Roundtable, hosted by the National Biosecurity Committee together with the Australian Government Department of Agriculture and Water Resources and Biosecurity Tasmania, Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water and Environment (DPIPWE). These events are held in every state and territory each year, and

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Community groups, Featured, News

Community Clean Up at Charlottes Cove

This year's marine debris clean up at Charlottes Cove in the Huon Valley brought together over 50 volunteers from the community who braved the cold and windy conditions to help remove over 5m3 of trash from our southern beaches. Members of community groups and organisations such as Friends of Randall’s

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Biosecurity, Stories

Summer Discovery Rangers success

As with previous years, the 2017-2018 Discovery Ranger Program, delivered by Tasmania Parks and Wildlife Service in partnership with NRM South, reached out to the Tasmanian community and visitors to the State through public events and interactions. The highly skilled Discovery Rangers added value to the experience of participants through

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