Stage 2 Bruny Island cat control project underway

NRM South is pleased to announce that the second stage of the Bruny Island Cat Management Program is now underway. This project (funded through the Australian Government’s Environment Restoration Fund) is working to reduce the impacts of cats on the island’s population of eastern quoll (Dasyurus viverrinus), a species that

EOI – Threatened Flora Steering Committee

NRM South is inviting Expressions of Interests from individuals wishing to be considered for appointment as a member of the Protecting some of Australia’s most threatened flora and communities: Morrisby’s gum, Southport heath and black or Brookers gum forest and woodland project Steering Committee. This project will achieve conservation outcomes

TSSP co-invests in giant kelp restoration project

The Tasmanian Smart Seafood Partnership (TSSP) has co-invested in the first phase of a giant kelp restoration project. Run by the Institute for Marine and Antarctic Studies (IMAS), this project is supported by the National Environmental Science Program’s Marine Biodiversity Hub and the Climate Foundation. Over the past few decades,

Autumn sowing of perennial pastures

Recent rains have helped push along a perennial pasture legume trial on Tasmania’s East Coast. This trial is a collaborative project between NRM South and the Tasmanian Institute of Agriculture   Earlier attempts at sowing pasture crops were unsuccessful due to unfavourable weather but recent favourable conditions have allowed for

Wedge-tailed Eagle Grants Funding Open

NRM South has opened its first round of grant funding for research to support ecological or other relevant scientific research on the Tasmanian Wedge-tailed Eagle. Support will be given to research that is scientifically rigorous, conducted by suitably qualified, knowledgeable and experienced scientists, and which is consistent with the objectives

Research for a pasture that persists

The Tasmanian Institute of Agriculture (TIA) and NRM South are aiming to give farmers on the East Coast of Tasmania new strategies to manage pasture production through drought. The East Coast of Tasmania is an important wool producing region, but faces production challenges, including a dry temperate climate with highly