Extinction Matters BioBlitz

Threatened Species Day marks the date – 7th September 1936 – of the death of the last known thylacine. Eighty years on, this year’s theme for the day is ‘Extinction Matters’. Two BioBlitzes will explore this theme and celebrate our biodiversity: ● 2nd-3rd September at the Queen’s Domain, Hobart ●


Community groups, News

National Tree Day plantings on Bruny Island

A National Tree Day event held on the 6th of August saw great team effort out on Bruny Island, with more than 70 people chipping in to plant 400 trees and shrubs at Apollo Bay. UTAS CARES also arranged for a bus load of University of Tasmania students to join


Community groups

UTAS CARES – Volunteer for your environment

  • UTAS CARES engaging with students at University of Tasmania O-week


UTAS CARES seeks to connect staff and students from the University of Tasmania with a broad range of volunteer environmental care groups in Southern Tasmania, giving them the opportunity to engage with our unique Tasmanian environment, culture and community. The collaboration between the University of Tasmania, NRM South, Landcare Tasmania,


Community groups, Media releases, News

Bruny Island Beach Clean Up

Collaborating to clean up the channel Fifty-six volunteers undertook a major coastal clean-up at Alonnah on Bruny Island on Saturday the 2nd of April, 2016. Local residents from Bruny and the Channel areas, Sustainable Living in Kingborough, Conservation Volunteers Australia and the Bruny Island Boat Club joined forces with staff


Grants, Media releases

Naturally Inspired Grants – now open!

Naturally Inspired Grants – now open! NRM South is pleased to announce the launch of its 2016 Naturally Inspired Grants round, providing funding to support projects that deliver positive environmental change and sustainable farming initiatives across Southern Tasmania. The grants are open to community groups, farmer groups, not-for-profit organisations, schools


Tasman Community Oyster Smash!

Join us for a smashing good time at White Beach! Local community volunteers, with assistance from Discovery Ranger Rob Armstrong and Tasman Council, will be out in force for the annual community oyster smash and BBQ on Friday 22nd January. Bring your hammers, safety sunglasses, sun protection and sturdy footwear