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 […]

New Snowy Range Wildcare group


Working bees run by Environment Tasmania on the Lake Skinner Track in November 2014 and May 2015 have been so popular that our volunteers are now setting up their own Wildcare group to take on the long term maintenance of this and other tracks in the Snowy Mountains. Walks in the Snowy Range such as the […]

Halting the Spread

Two years ago we started work in an area close to the boundary of Wellington Park that was infested with a huge field of Erica.  It was in a valley off Kalang Avenue where part of a hillside that had once been cleared, perhaps for small fruit farming.  It was also somewhat unusual in that […]