Draining in the Rain at Melalueca

Draining in the Rain I’m draining in the rain It’s just raining in the drain What a glorious feeling I’m muddy again… I’m just dancing and diggin’ in the drain. Draining is an important part of the Friends of Melaleuca work program, the aim being to slow the pace of rust and rot by keeping houses, […]

New Get Outside Leaders are an Inspiration

  In April, Get Outside held our annual leadership training weekend at the Far South Wilderness Camp. With Tasmania bathed in warm autumn light, we enjoyed the most amazing weekend exploring and learning. This year we hosted nine new leaders from across Tasmania, and were joined by three experienced leaders.  Participants were diverse in their backgrounds, […]

Grant Writing Workshops on NOW!

What is your Unique Selling Point? How does your Wildcare Branch stand out from the crowd? Build your skills in preparing and writing successful grant applications. The Ulverstone attendees highly recommend this workshop. Check the details here.  It is not too late to sign up to a workshop coming near you this week.

An Early Finish

Glen Dhu Only one vehicle was available to transport gear and people to the start of the old Glen Dhu firetrail near Collins Cap, but plenty were willing to walk there which meant we had a crew of eight plus Joss from Parks & Wildlife Service. The weather was splendid and remained sunny and calm all the […]


                                FOTI COLLECTION IN WILDCARE SHOP Friends of Tasman Island have recently stocked some new items in the Wildcare Shop. Tasman Island is a magnet for artists and photographers.  While soaking up the spectacular scenery, a number of artists have volunteered on FoTI […]

Tasman Island News

Read all about FoTI’s activities on Tasman Island in their latest newsletter at https://wildcaretas.org.au/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/Newsletter-19-2018.pdf

Workingbee Cake Melaleuca, 12-20 March 2018

Volunteers at Melaleuca. Photo Ian Marmion Take 12 enthusiastic and well-skilled volunteers, 2 helpful caretakers and 1 dedicated ranger, timber to specifications, half a dozen battery drills, 1 brushcutter, 50 metres of electrical conduit and plenty of workshop tools. Pour in 10 L fish oil, 4 L primer and 5 L olive green acrylic paint, […]

Marine Debris Clean Ups at Bruny Is and the Huon, 12 & 19 May

Be a part of the ‘Marine Debris Clean-ups’ at Bruny Island, Saturday the 12th May and the Huon, Saturday 19th May 2018. To register and find out exact times and locations please contact Amelia Fowles: afowles@nrmsouth.org.au Work together, celebrate our natural diversity, experience our stunning estuaries and improve the condition of our environment! The D’Entrecasteaux […]

Made Possible by Wildcare

Friends of Mt Field

Lake Nicholls Track This was a mixed day of work between installing signs and trimming vegetation on the Lake Nicholls Track.  The FOMF have produced signs on the history of Beatties Tarn, Lake Nicholls and Lake Rayner with a grant from Wildcare.  We also have signs for some other locations but on this day, it was just the three mentioned […]

Lakes and Aches

Four members of Wildcare Cradle Mountain Volunteers headed south to Lake St Clair for a premiere track clearing working bee with PWS Field Officer Matt Broadfield, hoping to prune between Shadow Lake and Lake St Clair. Two days of ‘back-aching’ work resulted in only 4.5km of the 6km being cleared of overgrown vegetation which means another trip […]

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