A Solid Days Work

Friends of Mt Field

A wet area stemming from the outlet from Beatties Tarn has created an almost creek like conditions on a short section of the track to Lake Nicholls.  A reroute around was investigated but the preferred remedy is to build up part of the existing track with rocks. Work was commenced on what was a quite […]

Lumeah Point Feral Oyster removal

Wildcare Lumeah Point

Feral Oyster Removal 11.00a.m. Sunday 15th February Change of plans The plans for an off shore clean up involving Windsurfing Tasmania volunteers, followed by a community BBQ have had to be altered. The oyster farmers are experiencing a very busy period and on this day are unable to provide the staff and equipment to support […]

Bumper visitor numbers for volunteers

Volunteer Caretakers at Cape Bruny, BI Quarantine Station, Cockle Creek and Melaleuca have reported bumper visitor numbers. Tony and Chris Barber, from Northern Tasmania,  started their placement at  Melaleuca In mid November to assist Parks and Wildlife Staff in preparation of the site for the summer. Even  though they had volunteered at Melaleuca for the […]

Protecting the Bush

Wellington Park Bushcare

Tuesday 3 February 2015 It had been over 10 years since the group first cleared Erica from this 4.6 hectares of bushland in Goat Hills. Greg, one of our members, arranged for transport to the work site and that made the effort of getting there a lot easier as it usually takes 45 minutes to […]

Donations come in for the Get Outside Project

Its amazing how sometimes things happen. A simple request on a personal Facebook page for some camping equipment for the Get Outside Project resulted in 4 tents, 7 sleeping bags, beanies, polar fleeces and warm socks. Now the branch has lots of extra equipment that we can use on the bush walks  and trips scheduled […]

June Jam Packed Jolly at Freycinet

Friends of Freycinet

Friends of Freycinet A Wildcare Inc. Group June jam Packed Jolly 15-21 June 2015 This event has something for everyone. Weeding, rubbish collecting, painting, track maintenance, repairs to infrastructure, you name it, you may be doing it. We will be based at PWS quarters at Freycinet and may roam far and wide, Friendly Beaches, Bicheno […]

Schouten Island Working Bee

Friends of Freycinet

WORKING BEE Schouten Island. 24 February to 10 March 2015 This work bee has been designed to fit within the Campground host Program 2 week timeslots. As a result we will be there for 2 weeks. We will not be flat out working for the whole period, and may do whatever is required of us […]

FRIENDS OF FREYCINET AGM

Friends of Freycinet

FRIENDS OF FREYCINET A Wildcare Inc. Group Annual General Meeting The AGM will be held on Monday 23d February in the Conference room at the Freycinet Visitors Centre, Coles Bay, at 3pm. This is timed to coincide with the meeting of the working bee group held prior to their embarkation for Schouten Island the next […]