Since Tamar NRM’s inception in 1998, we have managed a wide variety of programs within the Launceston City, West Tamar and George Town municipalities. These have included a range of projects including: ongoing weed eradication programs, feral cats, Gambusia, sustainable farming, Master TreeGrowers, salinity, biodiversity, community engagement, revegetation and school programs. See below for some of our latest reports. Feel free to contact if you would like any reports or submissions that are not listed here.
MLA/Tamar Pastures Demonstration Final Report (1.34mb)
2020 Ragwort Raid Report (1.7MB)
End of Year Update 2019 All Ag Projects (2MB)
MLA Pastures Project Update Dec 2019 (1.16MB)
2017-2020 Key Messages Ag Projects
2019 Boneseed Blitz Report (1.9MB)
Tamar NRM 2018-19 Annual Report (3.8MB)
2019 Ragwort Raid Report (2 MB)
Fact Sheet Tamar Pastures
Nutrient deficiencies (2.27MB)
Tamar NRM Annual Report 2017-2018 (2MB)
2018 Boneseed Blitz Report
A Guide to Garden Plants that are Going Bush and Becoming Environmental Weeds – Side Staple (12MB)
A Guide to Garden Plants that are Going Bush and Becoming Environmental Weeds – Centre Staple (4MB)
Producer Demonstration Mid-Year Update August, 2018
Demonstration Project Update March 2018 (Blessington)
2018 Ragwort Raid Report
Pipers Head Beach Characteristics Report Robert Smith October, 2017 (3.2MB)
2017 Boneseed Blitz Report
Poa for the Planet and Ponies John and Katrina Kelly . July, 2017
Reassessing the Fluvial Geomorphology and Hydrology of Pipers River, Including Rehabilitation Outcomes. Matthew Tedford. June, 2017
Final Report – Tamar NRM/TIA Pasture Trials 2010-2014 (2.6MB)
2017 Ragwort Raid Final Report (1.55MB)
George Town Coastal Communities Action Plan Update – February 2018
George Town Coastal Communities Management Plan (2005) (4.7MB)
Also see Action Plan update (Feb 2017)
2016 Boneseed Blitz Report
2016 Tamar NRM Annual Report
SCCET Draft Tasmanian Cat Management Plan Submission 2016.
Assessing and maintaining the coastal stability of Weymouth Beach, Tasmania December, 2015 – Lochlan Skinner
Assessing vulnerability of salt marshes to impacts of sea level rise in the Tamar Estuary, Tasmania: Report to Tamar NRM December, 2015 – Liam Scanlan
Tamar Region Boneseed Eradication Strategy + map
The Tamar Principles
An outcome from our Biodiversity Conference held on 26-28 June 2007 with many local, national and international speakers.
2007 ROOFS Report.
The Regional Outcomes On-Farm for Sustainability (ROOFS) concept was developed into the ROOFS Delivery System through a National Landcare Programme funded scoping study during 2005-06. The report summarises the combined outcomes of two projects, the ROOFS Regional Pilot project and the ROOFS Native Vegetation Pilot project which aimed to trial the delivery of Stages 1, 2 and 3 of the four stage ROOFS program for groups of farmers in the Tamar Region.
Tamar Sustainability Index 2008 Report.
The Tamar Sustainability Index (TSI) is a system for calculating the benefits of environmental stewardship services that farmers provide to the wider community. The project was collaboration between CSIRO and Tamar NRM, funded by the Department of Agricultural, Fisheries and Forestry under the National Landcare Programme. The project commenced in March 2007, completed June 2008.