What is NRM?

Natural Resource Management (NRM) is the understanding of the financial, social and environmental benefits we gain from our natural resources and the protection of those resources for future generations.
Natural resources are all around us - they are the physical environment of the land, waterways and coasts; and the living systems, plants and animals they sustain.  Natural resource management includes all the things that people do to ensure that our natural assets remain healthy and productive.

Why NRM?

To develop and maintain a healthy region, the environment, society and economy must all be in good condition and work together. Healthy regions rely on us managing and using our natural resources wisely.






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Landcare Tasmania and NRM bodies unify under new agreement

Stronger relationships, improved communication and tighter coordination of initiatives are the goals of a new agreement between Landcare Tasmania and the state’s three regional Natural Resource Management (NRM) organisations. The new Statement of Common Purpose is expected to drive stronger synergies and reduce duplication of efforts between the groups and sharpen the leadership and direction for Tasmania’s landcare agenda. more....


Information for Farming Communities on Bushfire Matters

Farming communities and the Tasmania Fire Service are working together to reduce bushfire risk. Together they have produced a brochure to provide information to farming communities on bushfire matters and fuel reduction burning. more....


Updating the Regional NRM Strategy for 2015 - 2020

The NRM strategy outlines North West Tasmania's land, water and coastal assets and identifies focus areas for action for each of these assets.
A process is underway to update the Cradle Coast Regional Strategy for 2015 - 2020. more....


How to make a site maintenance plan

The Community Group Site Maintenance Plan template has been developed to help your group simplify documenting planned activities for your site each year. It is easy to use and can be modified to suit your group's needs and can be completed manually or electronically... more....


Latest news

Coastcare Week launch to announce landcare community grants

‘Coastcare Week’ will be officially launched this Friday (Dec 4) by Federal Member for Braddon Brett Whiteley.
Coastcare Week is an annual event by the Cradle Coast Natural Resources Management (NRM) team to celebrate the ongoing partnerships with the community for the wide ranging coastal protection activities conducted throughout the year.  more


Cradle to Coastlines - Edition 4, 2015

We're pleased to share our latest newsletter - Cradle to Coastlines Edition 4, 2015. This is the last edition for the year as we look ahead to a busy year ahead. We hope your enjoy the read!  more


Cradle to Coastlines Newsletter

Cradle to Coastlines Edition 3 2015 - the latest edition of the Cradle Coast NRM newsletter is out now.  more


First Aid Training Sponsorship

Cradle Coast NRM is offering sponsorship to community groups in the Cradle Coast region in order to improve volunteer skills in First Aid and support groups via the provision of First Aid kits. more


Natural Connections Grants

Cradle Coast NRM through funding from the Australian Government's National Landcare Programme is supporting activities that enhance the ecosystem services provided by our natural landscapes, coasts and waterways. more


Community Group Sponsorship

Cradle Coast NRM is offering up to $500 sponsorship per year to community groups working in the Cradle Coast region to support community group projects. more


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