Sign Up for Beatties

Friends of Mt Field

It was a good day to have a lunch time BBQ because of the prediction of above 30°in the valleys meant we would be out of the sun well before it peaked. The first task of the day was to install a sign to mark the Beatties Tarn track, and although a few rocks were […]


Friends of Freycinet

It was supposed to be 8, but hey team, due to lumpy seas we can only get you there for 5. Oh well, at least we can get stuck into a few jobs here at Coles Bay for a few days. So we oil the seat and lookout at Friendly Beaches, we oil the numerous […]

All Finished

The Collins Bonnet track clearing project has now been completed, all within the year. It commenced in March 2015 on the lower 1.1 kilometre section, from the junction with the Collins Cap track, and gradually we worked up the steep slope in June and November with the final bit done on this December day. A […]


We have been going up to a bushland site at Goat Hills for 12 years removing the dastardly weed, Erica lusitanica (Spanish Heath) and, whilst it seems a never ending task, considerable progress has been made.  On this visit the plants being removed were mostly small, but there were still pockets of somewhat taller 2-3 […]

The challenge of revegetation

Friends of Mt Field

It is simply amazing what can be achieved by a hard working group of people, and it is often only after the work has finished and you walk back to the starting position that it becomes fully apparent. In the case of this tree and shrub planting day a stretch of river bank land some […]

Arts Grant for FOM Deny King Heritage Museum

The Minister for the Arts has approved a grant of $9,217 to Friends of Melaleuca, Wildcare Inc, for assistance towards design and printing of interpretation panels for the Deny King Heritage Museum at Melaleuca and travel costs, plus 8 days Roving Curator time. Wildcare Co-chairs Sally and Andrew have signed the deeds for the grant […]

Expressions of Interest – Melaleuca Working Bee

Friends of Melaleuca WILDCARE

Friends of Melaleuca are calling for expressions of interest from volunteers for a working bee at Melaleuca, 5 – 12 March 2016. We have lots of building jobs on the program for this season. Skills required: Building, joinery, carpentry, painting, handy-person, photography and documentation, data entry, track-work. (Qualified builder required for museum ceiling lining job and operating […]

The Greater Cataract Gorge: An Aboriginal Place Illuminating our stories, both ancient and new Connecting YOU to OUR backyard

Friends of Trevallyn Reserve

The Greater Cataract Gorge: An Aboriginal Place There is a human history here over 40,000 years old. Today the Aboriginal Community brings to this place, knowledge and understanding of how it should be managed, nurtured and enjoyed. The Greater Cataract Gorge, 632 hectares in the middle of our city is an opportunity to discover a […]

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