Midlands farmers funded to protect native Tasmanian grasslands

Adam Holmes
Updated November 26 2019 - 5:41pm, first published 5:30pm
Matt Appleby on a farm in the Tasmanian Midlands where native grasses are allowed to flourish. Picture: Annette Ruzicka
Matt Appleby on a farm in the Tasmanian Midlands where native grasses are allowed to flourish. Picture: Annette Ruzicka

A project providing funding for Midlands farmers to protect native grasslands on their properties has allowed them to reduce stock earlier in times of prolonged dry conditions, improving their drought resilience.

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Adam Holmes

Adam Holmes

Journalist at The Examiner and Advocate, Tasmania

From Adelaide to south-west Victoria, Bendigo to Tasmania, I've provided in-depth stories in politics, environmental affairs, issues facing disadvantaged communities, legal affairs and much more. Contact me at adam.holmes@examiner.com.au or on Twitter at @adamholmes010

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