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We aim to ensure that the Tamar Valley region is an attractive and prosperous place to live and work based on a healthy environment.
Four school students participating in tree planting using stakes and tree guards

Established in 1998, Tamar NRM is an independent, not-for-profit natural resource management organisation run by a Management Committee and a small professional staff.

Core funding is provided by the three Councils of the Tamar Valley - City of Launceston, West Tamar and George Town. This core funding is enhanced by additional funds from various sources, principally through applications for grant funding. Since 2000 Tamar NRM has attracted over $7m of funding for various projects and initiatives.

Our focus areas are:

  • Biodiversity

  • Sustainable Living

  • Sustainable Agriculture

  • Weeds

  • Environmental Education

Our work involves:

  • On-ground community activities/events;

  • Community project management, monitoring and evaluation;

  • Sharing community know-how for the benefit of all;

  • Community education, awareness and training; and

  • Making community connections.

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