50 young people leave no trace

The Get Outside with Community Program ran a training day for 50 young migrants at Chauncey Vale recently. The students were divided into five different teams and rotated around five different stations throughout the day covering topics as diverse as choosing safe tent sites and setting up tents, how to go the toilet in the […]

Friends’improvements to the Billy Brown Falls Walk, Huon Valley

A new Wildcare Inc group ‘Friends of Billy Brown Falls’ (FOBBFs) has just completed its first – and very successful – working bee in the Huon Valley. Billy Browns Falls are located in the Russell Ridge Conservation Area. The short 1.5km walk to the base of the falls starts from Judds Creek Road, 12km from […]

Better When Hardened

Friends of Mt Field

Saturday 19 November 2016 A very light shower started the day, but not enough to make a raincoat a necessity, and it cleared up quickly with the day gradually getting finer and warmer.   More track clearing was done between Seagers Lookout junction and the top of the climb to the high point before Windy Moor. Also, some […]

Carrot Cake A Winner at Narawantapu

The the thought  of carrot cake and a sausage sizzle at Narawantapu captured the imagination of 25 of my Monday walking group. The eagerness with which they arrived with an array of implements was a sight to behold. My aim was to introduce and educate them  to the work Wildcare Friends of Narawantapu had been doing with the […]

Wildcare Get Outside Trip to Taroona

The first Wildcare Get Outside Trip for the season was held on a gorgeous sunny day at Taroona Beach. This trip coincided with a local art festival which was a great way to new arrivals to see what local Tasmanians do with their spare time on the weekend. This trip was led by the newly […]

Presidents Forums a Great Success


The recent annual Presidents Forums held in the south and north of the state were  great successes.  Nineteen Presidents from across the State spent two seperate days together sharing stories, learning new skills and providing valuable feedback to each other and Wildcare’s CEO to ensure  that Wildcare can continually improve. Thank you to all those […]

Would the Work Runout

 After visiting the site off Kalang Avenue  some months ago I was expecting a patch of live Erica, but it looks like that a spray team has been in since and it mostly dead. The few outbreaks well inside the bushline were still there but didn’t take long to clear, although there was a considerable […]