News, Stories

Big changes for Little Penguins

How to manage Little Penguin populations in the face of increasing tourism, urbanisation and threats to our coasts from a changing climate? These were some of the questions addressed at a workshop held as part of Australia’s 14th biennial coastal management conference in Hobart this week. Attendees from government, industry,


Glamorgan Spring Bay, News, Stories

Protecting a sanctuary

Sun, sand, sea, beach cricket, bicycles, beach walkers, curious dogs, horseback riders, roaming cats, litter, increasing beach users and diminishing resources…it’s fair to say that managing shorebird habitat hasn’t got any easier over the years! However, despite the mounting challenges, the NRM staff at Glamorgan Spring Bay Council have a



Make it a shorebirds summer

With summer holidays underway, and as we prepare our beach kits ready to get out and enjoy the sun, sand and surf - it's a timely reminder to keep an eye out for beach-nesting shorebirds. Nesting season starts in early spring and extends right through until the end of summer


Media releases, News, Stories

Our first crowdfunding campaign has taken flight!

DONATE HERE On May 1 2017, NRM South launched of our first-ever crowdfunding campaign. This 30-day campaign aims to raise $60,000 for beach-nesting shorebird conservation activities over the 2017-18 summer period, with target species including Fairy Tern, Little Penguin, Pied Oystercatcher, Hooded Plover and Red-capped Plover. Shorebirds across Australia are


Environment, Ntl Landcare Programme, Projects, Stories

South East Regional Shorebirds Alliance

The South East Regional Shorebirds Alliance (SERSA) is a collaboration with multiple government and not-for-profit organisations to support community efforts in Southern Tasmania’s east coast to protect beach nesting shorebirds. This includes  threatened Terns, Hooded Plover, Little Penguin; and Pied and Sooty Oystercatchers and Red-capped Plover. For many shorebird species,


Environment, Glamorgan Spring Bay, Stories

Awareness and protection of migratory and resident shorebirds

NRM South is involved in the protection of shorebird habitat and in raising awareness of the threats to our valuable shorebird population. Data collected by BirdLife Tasmania, through annual shorebird surveys and with support from NRM South, community and local government, has identified serious decline in resident shorebirds breeding success