A Generous Donation to support walking tracks !


Some days are just a bit more special than most. Recently I met two people who have a passion for natural areas, National Parks and bushwalking in Tasmania. And although their adventure horizons may be shorter these days, the memories of the time spent walking the wilds of Tasmania continue to fuel their imagination. As […]

Friends of Freycinet – a year in review.

Friends of Freycinet

Annual report 2016 This report covers the calendar year 2016 Events The Branch continued to be very active in assisting the PWS with a wide range of Parks management tasks. Our Partnership Agreement with PWS stipulates that we have at least 5 working bees each year and whilst we have not achieved that this year […]


Friends of Melaleuca WILDCARE

Images and stories are on the walls at last! In January 2017 members of the Wildcare volunteer group Friends of Melaleuca screwed 16 display panels on the walls of the Deny King Heritage Museum at Melaleuca. The result looks stunning. This project was achieved with assistance from the Tasmanian government under Arts Tasmania’s Small Museums […]

Wildcare AGM


Annual General Meeting of Wildcare Incorporated March 25th, 2017 11:00 AM   through   3:00 PM Location 816 Kilora Road Quarantine Station North Bruny Island, TAS 7150 AUSTRALIA Election of Board members. Report on activities for 2016. Presentation of financial reports. Tour of the Station, followed by barbecue lunch. RSVP required to ceo@wildcaretas.org.au on or […]

Cricket cuts across cultures at Mount Field

A good-quality turning pitch, lovingly prepared by the Mount Field staff, and a vocal crowd of nearly 200 contributed to making an inaugural T20 cricket match at Mount Field National Park, an overwhelming success. Parks and Wildlife Service community engagement officer and admitted cricket tragic Sam Cuff, said the event on Saturday, organised by the […]

Bruny Island Holiday??

Would you like the opportunity to care take on this wonderful island? We offer a Volunteer Caretakers program during the winter season. Volunteer Caretakers  provide a physical presence at the Quarantine Station, open the Station to visitors on the weekends, provide visitor information about the heritage self- guided walk, provide other information about the natural history […]

Oh, Melaleuca – a poem

Friends of Melaleuca WILDCARE

OH, MELALEUCA ON A SUMMERS DAY Oh, Melaleuca lashed with wild relentless summer rain ferocious winds flattens button grass on the plain Orange-Bellied Parrots fledglings leaving the nest wondering if nature will allow survival of the rest the rest of these endangered migrating parrots dependent on protection of their feeding habitats   Oh, Melaleuca a […]

Machine Power

Friends of Mt Field

The first job was staining the planking recently installed at the start of the Mount Field East walking track.  Previously we had bought a brown coloured stain but Brendan, the Ranger in Charge, thought a darker colour would give a better blend with the environment.  Chocolate was our selection but when applied it at first seemed a funny grey […]

Almost Complete

Friends of Mt Field

    Nick and Greg cutting timber More photos are online. The worst section of track at the start of the Mount Field East track was done in Autumn 2016  and because of the savings made we could purchase additional timber to extend the boardwalk.  After delivery and allowing time for it to dry, this batch […]