2017 AGM of Wildcare

2017 AGM of Wildcare We rotate the location for Wildcare’s Annual General Meeting around the regions. And this year, we are delighted to announce that the AGM will be hosted on Bruny Island by Friends of the Bruny Island Quarantine Station. Proceedings will get under way at 11.00 am on Saturday, 25 March 2017 at […]

The Girls Got Outside

The Get Outside Program ran a Women’s only event last Saturday and despite the very windy weather we very much enjoyed ourselves at the lovely Chauncey Vale Reserve. To help celebrate a national day in Hindu culture, we all sang songs in different languages in the cave that gave amazing acoustics to our great voices. […]

World Wetlands Day at Tamar Island

JOIN US TO CELEBRATE World Wetlands Day TAMAR ISLAND WETLANDS CENTRE Thursday 2 February 2017 9am–1pm Explore the Tamar Island Wetlands and learn about our creatures great and small Fun activities for all to enjoy For enquiries and program details phone 6327 3964 to speak to one of our friendly volunteers (from 18 January). TAMAR […]

World Wetlands Day at Devil’s Corner

Friends of Freycinet

Spend the day celebrating  this gorgeous  Moulting Lagoon wetland at Devils Corner. Childrens activities with Parks & Wildlife Service Discovery Ranger. Bird watching at the Lagoon with BirdLife Tasmania Visit the new lookout and use the scopes to zoom in on the view. Free live music with Pete Cornelius and band from 12pm Coffee, food […]

Winter Caretakers on Bruny Island Wanted

Are you wanting to spend some time on Bruny Island? The Friends of Bruny Island Quarantine Station are currently seeking Expressions of Interest for the Winter Care Takers Program. There are six blocks of 4 week stays with a changeover and induction day on Thursdays. Friends of Bruny Island Quarantine Station are arranging the advertising, […]

Day trips by boat to Maatsuyker Island

Friends of Maatsuyker Island

Day Trips to Maatsuyker Island (Trip 1 to coincide with the Wooden Boat Festival will run either Friday 10th OR Sat 11th or Sun 12th February 2017. Trip 2 will run either Sat 25th or Sun 26th March 2017. We will go on the best weather day)   Friends of Maatsuyker Island (FOMI) Wildcare invite […]

It isn’t always this hard

Friends of Mt Field

With 2 ½ hours at best to get there, part over a wet and muddy moorland followed by a long bush track that seems to go on forever and capped off by a very muddy buttongrass plain, takes quite an effort. But then it all must be repeated in reverse and that puts repairing the hut at Lake […]

Trimming Power

Having hedge trimmers made a huge difference to what could be achieved in clearing the track to Mount Connection in Wellington Park. Our group purchased one last year, after seeing how effective the Parks & Wildlife Service’s one was, and had already tested it out on this very track. On this trip, Peter and Josh […]