October Science Fun at Quarantine Station

On Sunday  October 16th, Friends of Bruny Island Quarantine Station in conjunction with Inspiring Australia  will be hosting a Science Fun day from 11 am to 3pm. A welcome is extended to everyone to attend. Participants will be invited to join in the hunt for clues by doing some simple science activities.  Many prizes have […]

Bruny Quarantine Station Winter News

Welcome to our Winter Newsletter… including…rare German diary arrives,  site developments, October Science Day and more Newsletter 2016 Winter-final   An image from the old German diary written by Fritz Stegher, 100 years ago at the Quarantine Station.

Website issues

Members may find that there are some issues with the membership join/renewal system and event registration at the moment. Our developers Ionata Digital are working to get these things fixed as soon as possible. Please bear with us as these issues are progressed. Membership RENEWAL and event registration are now back online! There still appears to be […]

Gardening with natives

Time to Garden!! This is Wildcare Friends of the Margaret Mitchell Garden’s second working bee and we will spend the time re-planting and spreading mulch. All Wildcare members, and anyone interested in joining us, are welcome. We hope you can come and help us. Day: Sunday 18th September. Start: 1.30pm (for just a couple of hours) […]

UTAS CARES – looking for partners in 2017

UTAS CARES works to develop sustainable collaborative arrangements between UTAS staff and students and a broad range of grassroots ecological community volunteer (CARE) groups. It is interested in promoting both volunteer and research (citizen science) engagement opportunities that connect the two. Recently, in partnership with UTASLife, we have joined with Kingborough Council, Natural Resource Management […]

Easier navigation on the PCT

The friends of the Penguin Cradle Trail have been hard at work in the past months making navigation a bit easier across the Black Bluff Range. Check out what they have been up to in their newsletter. Click here to download

Summer volunteer opportunities

Parks and Wildlife Service is calling for EOI for the following summer volunteer programs Cape Bruny Volunteer Caretaker Program 2016 17 Info and Application Form <click here> Cockle Creek Volunteer Caretaker Program 2016 17  Info and Applications Form <click here> Melaleuca Volunteer Caretaker Program 2016 17 Info and Applications Form <click here> Mount Field Volunteer Caretaker Program 2016 […]

Friends of Maatsuyker Island Wildcare AGM

Tuesday 13th September, 2016 Join us for the Friends of Maatsuyker Island AGM and annual dinner. Derwent Sailing Squadron, Marieville Esplanade, Sandy Bay. AGM commences at 6.00 pm, with  dinner served at 6.30 pm. If you would like to stay for dinner please arrive at the DSS and order by 5.45 pm. RSVP to wildcaremaatsuyker@gmail.com by […]

Threatened Plants Tasmania Newsletter

Threatened Plants Tasmania Newsletter August 2016 Read about our field trips for the last half year + see our great field trip program for the 2016-17 spring & summer season. Open newsletter here Leucochrysum albicans by Phil Collier

Yorktown weeding

On Monday 25th July our little band of Friends of Yorktown met for a working bee. Our aim was to check on our heathland area which over the last two years we have been supplementing with nursery grown stock plants. We have had very few losses, which is pretty amazing considering the recent dry Spring […]