Winter Warmers


The Wildcare Office volunteers have been organizing themselves this winter by stoking up the fire, putting on the kettle and by picking up the phone. Wildcare has about 60 Branches around the State with 60 volunteer Presidents of those Branches who we hope at this time of year are having a little rest.  Whilst they […]

Young Leadership Growing Stronger

The Get Outside with Community held another leadership camp recently on the beautiful Maria Island. The Leadership Camps aim to build the capacity and experience of the young leaders who co- run and organise the Get Outside short day trips throughout the warmer parts of the year. Its important for the building of the team […]

not quite a mayhem

Friends of Freycinet Working Bee 1-5 May 2017 Last year we had a Monster May-hem event. This year there was no hem in our May, and it was a little less monstrous with only 10 participants for varying lengths of time during the week. We had a comprehensive list of 20 jobs compiled by our […]

Improving the Walking Experience

Wellington Park Bushcare

Devils Throne Reroute There had been enough days of milder weather to melt the snow from earlier in the week and it was decent enough day, with some sun. This was the fourth day at creating a new track to avoid the wet plain on the way to Devils Throne in Wellington Park. All the final 210 metres, […]

Lost emails – Update

It has come to our attention that some members are not receiving emails. This has been investigated and for several domains we seem to be listed as a ‘spamming organisation’. We are seeking to find out when this started occurring and to get it rectified ASAP. It seems to have commenced from September 2016. If you […]

Wildcare Grant Highlighting The Flora

Friends of Mt Field

Wombat Moor flora signs installed. What a delightful day to be on Wombat Moor.  The task was to install signs describing the various plants growing there and we worked in two teams of two, one putting in the poles and the other placing the sign on.   This worked a treat and we got reasonably quick at it […]

A Coat of many Colours

Friends of Freycinet

(In Colourful Freycinet)  It was no ordinary PWS structure.  A team of architectural students designed it. We think the brief was to put as many fiddly bits on it as possible, and then paint it in 3 colours, green, blue and purple.  It is the cutest outdoor theatre projection box around.  It took 4 of […]

Thank you to “Vollies”

Friends of Freycinet

We have received this lovely thank you. From: Alison Lai <> Subject: Congratulations to your volunteers Date: 19 May 2017 at 9:48:15 PM AEST To: “” <> Dear Sally My name is Alison Lai and I am the CEO of Volunteering Tasmania. Sally, I was reaching out to say congratulations on the work that you […]

Get Outside – Nepali Elders trip

The newly graduated Get Outside Leaders organised and ran a trip for their elders to Mount Field National Park recently. It was a brilliant trip with 42 people including elders and children, strolling to Russell Falls and picnicking followed by dancing by the river. The oldest person was 82 and said through an interpreter “this […]

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