Opportunities in October

Friends of Freycinet

‘The Good Intent’ Freycinet in October The main intention in this, our third major workbee for the year, was to complete the volunteers tentsite. This comprises a very large deck built over an old concrete tank stand and extended out with posts concreted in and bearers with treated decking, and a privacy tea tree fence. It […]

Southwest Marine Debris Cleanup

Late notice but if anyone is looking for something to do this morning then this is the talk to attend.   Coinciding with Saturday’s Salamanca market, a series of free public talks about plastic pollution in the world’s oceans will begin this weekend at the IMAS building as part of the seven week exhibition Vanishing […]

News from NRM South – Free Workshops and Bite Sized Grants


Free Workshops NRM South have organised some exciting free workshops during November: Law of the Land – presented by EDO Tas to help you understand Tasmania’s environmental laws. 4th November – Swansea. Waterbug Id – 4th November – Kingston; 12th November – Otago Bay; 19th November – South Hobart. The workshops are all free, and open to anyone in the […]

Australia Wide Survey of Wildlife Carers

  Bruce Englefield, a PhD student with the Faculty of Veterinary Science at the University of Sydney invites Tasmanian Wildlife Carers to participate in an Australia wide survey. This is the first time carers have been asked on a national basis for their views on how they cope and feel, and how the pressures of time, […]

Nice Weather, Nice Country

After some indifferent weather over recent times it was so pleasant in Goat Hills today; in fact, it wasn’t long before warm tops were being shed.  A patch of Erica that we previously ran out of time to clear, remained to be removed. Once completed we moved over to a dry north facing slope that had not previously been […]


Friends of Tasman Island Wildcare branch crowd-funding campaign has fabulous rewards!  Show your support for their work on Tasman Island.  Pledge to help restore the sunroom and front verandah of Quarters No 2.   Here are some of the rewards: $20 pledge:  Lighthouses of Tasmania Tea Towel: Drawn and designed by Tasmanian Artist Peter Gouldthorpe. Featuring […]


Friends of Tasman Island

One volunteer is worth ten pressed men (it’s a naval expression used again and again); So here’s to the Friends and their mission bold; And time well spent in Tasman’s fold! written by the late Helen Gee in March, 2010 Over the past 11 years FoTI has achieved an impressive range of conservation and maintenance […]

Volunteer Caretaker Mt Field Campground

Opportunity for Tasmanian’s interested in giving PWS staff at Mt Field a hand to welcome visitors in 2017 18 Mt Field Campground Volunteer Caretaker Program is now open for Expressions of Interest. 2017 18 Caretaker season is from Mid December 2017 to after ANZAC day 20018 A trial Volunteer Caretaker Program ran last season and was […]

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