Agriculture, Community groups, Environment, Farmers and landholders, News

Biosecurity keeping Tassie safe at Agfest

Agfest is just around the corner (7-9 May) and with the focus on agriculture, NRM South is reminding landholders and visitors to the state of the importance of simple biosecurity measures such as cleaning footware, vehicles and gear. At Agfest, NRM South in conjunction with Landcare Tasmania, Biosecurity Tasmania/DPIPWE and


Biosecurity, Community groups, Environment

Ride Clean Biosecurity Practices

Ride Clean is focused on people who use our special places like forests and reserves for mountain bike riding. In Tasmania, mountain biking and mud go hand in hand (if you’re doing it properly!) The problem is that mud can carry microscopic organisms – pests, weed seeds and disease-causing pathogens


Agriculture, Community groups, Farmers and landholders, Media releases

Healthy Horse and Land Expo

This weekend, horse owners from around the state will converge on Southern Tasmania to share ideas and knowledge about healthy horse ownership and land management of horse properties. NRM South and NRM North are holding the Healthy Horse and Land Expo this Saturday 2nd May at the Pontville Park Equestrian


Environment, Media releases, News

Discovery part of a great day out at Mt Field this Summer

While many of us have had to head back to the office the first week of January, it doesn’t mean our Summer is over – far from it. January is a time when the weather stays warm and there are ample weekends of warm weather to head down to the


Environment, Projects

Keeping creatures (and wild places) safe this Summer

Dr Magali Wright has been at it again. Today she had a chat about biosecurity with a flight business ParAvion who flies into Tasmania’s remote places, including Melaleuca . ParAvion, who runs wilderness tours from its base at Cambridge in Southern Tasmania, embraced the messages about protecting our great tourism



Giving the biosecurity message wings

NRM South’s Dr Magali Wright has been visiting tourism operators in the south of the state to share the message about safely visiting remote areas in Tasmania, such as Melaleuca and the Gordon River in the South-west, with the goal of keeping them safe from pests and disease. The most recent