Position Vacant – Wildcare Facilitator


Are you passionate and skilled enough to be the Wildcare Facilitator? Sadly, we are losing our wonderful Wildcare Facilitator, Jodie Epper, for 12 months while she provides her volunteering services in Indonesia. Have a great time Jodie! So we are looking for someone to take on some of her duties on a semi-volunteer contract basis, […]

Volunteer Caretaker Mt Field Campground

Opportunity for Tasmanian’s interested in giving PWS staff at Mt Field a hand to welcome visitors in 2017 18 Mt Field Campground Volunteer Caretaker Program is now open for Expressions of Interest. 2017 18 Caretaker season is from Mid December 2017 to after ANZAC day 20018 A trial Volunteer Caretaker Program ran last season and was […]

Pine Invaders

Friends of Mt Field

Marriotts Falls Track At one stage, the prospects of a fine day were not looking good, but then changed to fine.  And it did start that way, but by lunch time light showers moved through. Radiata pines shooting up within the river reserve at the start of the track were our first task along with trimming back some […]

Cape Bruny Volunteer Caretaker Program

2 month placements for Cape Bruny Volunteer Caretaker Positions now open for expressions of interest (EOI)   please see link to Information  Booklet and Application Form Cape Bruny Volunteer Caretaker and Weather Observer Info and APPLICATION 2017 18     Closing date is Wednesday 20 September 2017

Deal Island traveling display goes north to Devonport

  Our traveling display features four pull up banners covering the Deal Island lighthouse, the first light keeper, Charles Baudinet, who began his stint in 1848, the last keeper Stan Grey finished in 1992. It also covers the work being done by Friends Of Deal Island, and our efforts to raise funds for repair of […]

Ablaze in August

Freycinet National Park  7-11 August 2017 What’s in a name?  Well, we had 8 eager participants all fired up and ready to go, we had the Hazards ablaze in the sun all week, and at the end of the day we had a cosy wood fire and a fiery red or two. We had two […]

Planting on Bare Ground

Friends of Mt Field

Marriotts Falls Track After preparing holes for plants at the open area on the track to Marriotts Falls two weeks prior we again went to help the children from Westerway Primary School put them in. It was for National Tree Day and is a Wilds’Cool project Happily, the weather was pleasant and the kids enjoyed […]

Cockle Creek Volunteer Caretaker Program Summer

WANTED – PEOPLE PERSONS –  HAPPY TO LIVE AT THE END OF THE ROAD AND BE WELCOMING TO OUR VISITORS   Please find a link to an Application and Information Document for the Cockle Creek Volunteer Caretaker Program for 2017 18 Cockle Creek Volunteer Caretaker are based at the Parks and Wildlife Service Quarters at […]

Close to the end

Inglewood   What a delightful sunny winter day for being outdoors. Even though the work was under trees it was still pleasant. Waiting for the call to return to work.  Greg K, Greg B, Nick, Gill, Michelle, Brian, Margaret (part hidden)  and Hillary   Site after work, note all the cut Gorse on the ground […]

Sponsorship for the Habitat Restoration and Shearwater Monitoring program

The Friends of Maatsuyker Island Wildcare (FOMI) acknowledge and extend a special thanks to the Pennicott Foundation for the recently received $5,000 donation toward the Habitat Restoration and Shearwater Monitoring Program on Maatsuyker Island (Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area). The Pennicott Foundation donation will greatly assist the works by FOMI to protect the island’s significant […]

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