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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Discovery Ranger Activities - 15 & 16 January 2015

Cradle Coast NRM in conjunction with Tasmania Parks & Wildlife Service are offering free Discovery Ranger activities for children in Ulverstone and Wynyard this month. Come along and join the fun 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....


Have your say in the 2015 - 2020 Regional NRM Strategy

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

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


Edition 4 2014 Newsletter

Cradle to Coastlines Edition 3 2014 - the latest edition of the Cradle Coast NRM newsletter is out now.  more


Natural Connections Grants

Cradle Coast NRM has received funding to support delivery of a range of activities that enhance ecosystem services provided by our region through our natural landscape, coasts, waterways and people 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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