Livestock Health in Summer - Flinders Island

Tasmanian vet, Paul Nilon, will discuss livestock health in summer and NRM North's Peter Heading will provide an introduction to proposed soil acidification trials on Flinders Island. 

Discuss in detail: Trace element issues going into summer - identifying the symptoms and tackling the causes, livestock body condition through a lean summer and what to aim for, vaccination requirements for transport and feedlots, and blood testing for diseases/trace elements, plus participate in a baseline survey of farmers knowledge of soil acidification processes and potential trial sites. 

See the event flyer here


Date: Tues 22nd October, 2019 

Time: 10:00am - 1:00pm, lunch provided at 12.30om 

Venue: Flinders Arts and Entertainment Centre, 4 Davies St, Whitemark 

Please RSVP to Peter Heading on 0400 737 253 / 6333 7789 or via email: 


Tamar Forum 2019

The Tamar Estuary and Esk Rivers (TEER) Program in partnership with the Environment Institute of Australia and New Zealand (EIANZ) and the City of Launceston invite you to attend the Tamar Forum 2019.

Join us for an engaging day of discussion and presentation, exploring the kanamaluka/Tamar estuary catchment management practices, key issues and 10 year celebration of the TEER Program.

Presentation topics include: Geomorphology of kanamaluka/Tamar estuary and river systems •  Seahorses in the Lower Tamar •  Sand flathead melanisation •  Macroinvertebrates •  Saltmarsh •  Flood management •  Sediment management •  Sea level rise •  Tidal energy turbine testing •  Swamp habitat of green and gold frogs •  River Health Action Plan •  Water management in the North Esk Catchment


Date: Thurs 24th October, 2019 

Time: 9:00am - 4:30pm 

Venue: Tailrace Centre, 1 Waterfront Drive, Riverside. 

Registration:  By 17th October, online here.

The event flyer can be viewed here. To see the full program, please click here



Community wildlife and feral animal monitoring in the Tamar Valley

Do you own a lifestyle block or a farm in the West Tamar? Are you interested in knowing more about wildlife throughout the Tamar Valley and help protect our amazing native animals from feral species like cats and deer?

Be part of WildTracker - an exciting citizen science project that will identify wildlife hotspots!

This half-day workshop for landholders is an opportunity to learn some wildlife survey skills and meet other people interested in wildlife conservation. You will also discuss opportunities available for funding on-ground works on your property to benefit the Eastern Barred Bandicoot through the Australian Government's National Landcare Program (NLP).

Automatic cameras have revolutionised the way we look for wildlife. The cameras help us find all sorts of animals, including rare and threatened species like bandicoots, devils, bettongs and quolls.


Date: Sunday 27th October

Time: 9.30am - 12.30pm 

Venue: Deviot Community Hall, 514 Deviot Rd, Deviot 7275

For more information, the flyer is available to download here


Please contact us to register your interest;

NRM North Office, 6333 7777, 

or Helen Morgan, Conservation Officer, Tasmanian Land Conservancy, 


This project is jointly funded and delivered through the Tasmanian Land Conservancy, NRM North and the Australian Government's National Landcare Program. 



Catch it in the Catchment

Help prevent plastics and general litter from entering the kanamaluka/Tamar estuary. Join a clean-up group or register your own for Catch it in the Catchment.

The community event, supported by Clean Up Australia Day, local councils, Plastic Free Launceston and Tamar NRM, invites community groups, sporting groups, schools, businesses and individuals to participate. Selected ‘Hub areas’ will host a BBQ for participants after the clean-up. 


Date: Sun 10th November, 2019 

Time: 9:00am - 12:00pm 

Venue: various locations along the kanamaluka/Tamar estuary. 


Registered sites can be found here and more information can be found on the event flyer

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