Media releases, News, Stories

D’Entrecasteaux and Huon Report Card

The first ever report card on one of Tasmania’s most loved and used waterways, the D’Entrecasteaux Channel and Huon Estuary waterway, will be released on 2nd March 2016. This report card will focus on water quality and sediment health, pollution types and sources, swimming and seafood safety, coastal and marine


Community groups, Environment, Projects, Stories

Statewide approach contributing to natural values

VCAs, biodiversity offsets and Part 5 Agreements: Kingborough’s recipe for balancing development and conservation outcomes. Over the past 12 months UTAS PhD candidate and Environmental Planner Nikki den Exter, and Kingborough Council NRM Coordinator Liz Quinn, have been using the Tasmanian Vegetation Condition Assessment (TasVeg VCA) methodology to make a


Agriculture, Community groups, Environment, Stories

Science and community providing homes for the Forty-spotted Pardalote

Great news! After three years of targeted monitoring activities we’ve found White gum seedlings on North Bruny Island that have survived the summer. This exciting observation was among the data collected from a series of regeneration trials, set up in late 2011 at Murrayfield Station, a lamb and fine wool



North Bruny Biodiversity Fund Project

To borrow an old adage, a good network is far stronger than the sum of its parts. In June this year the North Bruny Biodiversity Fund Project formally wrapped up, but it has established a legacy of community teamwork and support that is destined to deliver lasting benefits into the