Behind the scenes – the Board of Managment


Ian Ross

IAN ROSS is a new Board Member for Wildcare and we welcome him. Ian grew up in Brisbane, studied Architecture at QUT, and is a Registered Building Designer in Tasmania. He worked in Papua New Guinea from 1977 to 1979, and met and married his wife in Port Moresby. Ian was introduced to bushwalking in […]

Clearing Up

Friends of Mt Field

In previous weeks Mount Field National Park had been hit by snow, storms and strong winds and the first evidence of this noticed was the scoring and other damage to the Lake Dobson Road. It had been a long time since Lake Fenton was seen full, but it was overflowing today and there was a […]

Not Easy When Icey

Friends of Mt Field

With the timber for the lining of the F.A. (Bobs) Peterson Memorial Hut at K Col having been delivered by helicopter we were keen to start the installation work.  Greg had been there earlier to place the timber out of the weather and inside the hut and also carried back the helicopter rigging.    It […]

Re-vegetation at Miena Park foreshore of Orielton Lagoon

On 21 June, 21 willing workers from Friends of Pitt Water Orielton Lagoon, The Green Army and Conservation Volunteers Australia joined forces to plant 635 tube stock – ground covers, grasses and sedges. Although it was raining and the mud was thick (adding 5cm to everyone’s height) the group stoically stuck (!) to the task. […]

What you can do in a weekend


45 diverse volunteers, 35 kilometres of coastline, three days, thousands of sea spurge plants and 100 kilograms of marine debris. These stats tell half the story from the second larapuna/Bay of Fires Community Weekend. This spectacular coastline hosted this community engagement event initiated by the Parks and Wildlife Service with significant support from the Break […]

Revegetation working bee Miena Park Sorell

Tuesday 21 June any time from 9am until 3pm – join the Green Army in a planting/weeding working bee at Miena Park, Sorell. We (Friends of Pitt Water Orielton Lagoon) have been successful in receiving a grant from NRM South for one days work with the Green Army. The grant includes $500 for plants (ground […]