Friends of Mt Field

The section of track between the Lake Fenton carpark and the lake had not been trimmed since it was created about 10 plus years ago.   Although it was obvious that vegetation was encroaching on the track there was still sufficient width for walking along, but it was also showing plenty of signs that it needed […]

World Wetlands Day Celebration Saturday 30 January 11AM to 4PM

Event to be held at the following time, date and location: Saturday, 30 January 2016 from 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM (AEDT) Grote Reber Museum, at the Mt. Pleasant Radio Telescope Observatory Richmond Road Cambridge, Tasmania Australia Snappy Science talks, childrens entertainment, wetland bird walk, dogs breakfast and many more events! FREE! but please book […]

Bath? Bricklayer? Cumbungi! and 1914!

Friends of Bruny Island Quarantine Station are in need of an old bath to assist with the interpretation of the historic cleansing room. If you can donate an old claw foot cast iron or tin style bath we would be keen to know … or if you know where one might be located? UPDATE: – Great news – […]

UTAS CARES – Wildcare Group Wanted!

Is your Wildcare group interested in engaging with the University of Tasmania? The new UTAS CARES collaborative is a joint effort between UTAS (staff and students) and CARE groups (Bushcare; Coastcare; Landcare; and Wildcare). We are looking for a Southern Tasmania Wildcare group to be part of our citizen science (participant action research) initiatives in […]

A three-year hiatus

The walking track to Collins cap has now been cleared to bring it up to a reasonable standard.    A little over three years ago, in September 2012 work started on clearing back the thick vegetation that had encroached over the track so much that it required pushing through to progress along to the last 800 […]