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Keeping members details up to date is a massive job for Wildcare and the system we are now using is quite fussy. The good thing is that you can keep most of the details neat and tidy from your account page About every three months we do a full check on the database and clean […]

Preeminent and Purposeful Presidents


Wildcare Branches are coordinated and organised by volunteers presidents. These people are doing a powerful job of promoting nature conservation, assisting with partners and providing a passion for on ground works. To support the work of Presidents and to encourage new and upcoming Presidents we have compiled an easy to follow, how to manual that […]

Leadership is strong in Tasmania

12 young people (newly arrived to Tasmania) recently undertook a 2 day leadership course as part of the Wildcare Get Outside Project, funded by the Tasmanian Community Fund. These young leaders spent two days observing, participating, practising and playing lots of games. Some of the topics covered included different leadership styles, group management, communication skills […]

Get Your Cameras Clicking



The Craig Saunders Annual Photo Competition is now open. The prize will be $1,000 paid to a Wildcare Branch (nominated by the winning photographer) to assist with that group’s work. Wildcare will again this year be sponsoring a photo competition open to all members. This years subject this year will be: Volunteers do it because they love it […]

Less Water and Mud

Friends of Mt Field

Although a heavy snowfall occurred early in the week, by Saturday there was none whatsoever on the lake Nicholls track. It was a perfect late autumn day without wind and a cloudless sky. The work site was the one section of track without heavy tree cover, so we were able to get the maximum benefit. […]

The Bogs Avoided

On the upper part of the track to Collins Bonnet in the Western Wellingtons went through two degraded spots but not anymore. In a joint venture with Parks and Wildlife we have rerouted the track on to harder ground. The two sections went through pineapple grass and this plant breaks down badly with heavy usage. […]


“Give Happy, Live Happy” was the theme for this year’s National Volunteer Week, a celebration of volunteerism in Australia.  First established in 1989, it is the largest celebration of volunteers and volunteerism in Australia, and provides an opportunity to thank the 6-million Australians who volunteer each year!  It is estimated that the overall value of […]

Craig Saunders Memorial Grant – Now Open


CRAIG SAUNDERS MEMORIAL GRANTS ROUND Wildcare Branches that operate within the TWHA are invited to submit applications for funding to undertake a project which contributes to reserve management and/or the conservation of natural and cultural heritage values, and furthers and celebrates projects to which Craig contributed.      It is intended to award two grants, to […]