Summer on Bruny Island ?

The Quarantine Station Volunteer Caretaker Program on Bruny Island provides opportunities for volunteers to enjoy living on a peninsula extending into Barnes Bay in a heritage listed cottage originally built for the Medical Superintendent in 1884. Volunteer Caretakers will provide a physical presence at the Quarantine Station, open the Station for visitors from Thursday to […]

Another new face to Wildcare Board of Management

Sally Simco

Sally is a keen bushwalker and kayaker and Wildcare volunteering well suits her interest in learning about the natural and cultural history of remote areas of Tasmania while making a contribution to conservation projects. Sally, and her husband Michael, first took up a Wildcare volunteer position as Cape Bruny Lighthouse Caretakers and Observers in 2013. Since […]

Inroads Into The Thick Of It

For years we have known of a thick patch of Erica at Goat Hills but have confined our efforts to just contain any expansion from the site.  An offer was received from NRMSouth for a Green Army group for two days, and the chance to tackle this problem area meant a quick acceptance. Green Army […]

Too Much Water

Friends of Mt Field

Planned working bee for Saturday 16 July 2016 View from near the playground to the bridge over the Tyenna photo from Brendan Moodie Suddenly the water rose in the Tyenna River and the site we planned to work went under.   Dam wall at Lake Fenton photo from Brendan Moodie Our new bridge at Lake […]

Arum lily eradication Volunteer Event at Arthur – Pieman Conservation Area

Arum lily eradication Volunteer Event at Arthur – Pieman Conservation Area Arum Lily is an invasive weed that takes over waterways, wetlands, coastal heathland and buttongrass moorland, choking native plants and impeding water flows. Tasmania Parks and Wildlife Service supported by Cradle Coast NRM funded by the Australian Government’s National Landcare Programme invite you to […]

This oportunity is amazing ! – OBP’s and Melaleuca

Friends of the Orange-bellied Parrot are calling for expressions of interest from volunteers to monitor the wild population of this critically endangered parrot over the coming breeding season. Wildcare members are invited to apply, as pairs of volunteers, to spend two weeks at Melaleuca during the season from the 29th of September 2016 to the […]

Friends of meleleuca Meeting

Friends of Melaleuca Notice of meeting and presentation of fabulous Port Davey images by photographer JIMMY EMMS. Tuesday 19 July At Derwent Sailing Squadron Marieville Esplanade, Sandy Bay from 5.30 for 6pm dinner (order at the bar) 7pm meeting 8pm presentation. Meeting: museum progress FoM logo/clothing Books Jimmy Emms presentation: Jimmy Emms sails with Hobart […]