Christmas at Cradle

Cradle Mountain Elves

     Wildcare Cradle Mountain Elves ( Volunteers) have been VERY busy! It looks like they had a very productive, rewarding and enjoyable time on the recent November working bee. Interested in volunteering at Cradle Mountain in 2019? Join our Branch here.        

Friends of Maatsuyker Island Working Bee – Expressions of Interest

Dear Friends of Maatsuyker Island, The Friends of Maatsuyker Island (FOMI) Wildcare are calling for Expressions of Interest for the Maatsuyker Island Working Bee to be held Tuesday 26 February to Friday 8 March 2019. Information and application form attached. Please send applications to Marina Campbell (FOMI President): Maat works March 2019 Applicants Information […]

Schouten Shenanigans

Friends of Freycinet

A few days in the life of a Freycinet volunteer. Schouten Island this time?  Fantastic, 8 days in paradise!  Pack a few days extra food in case. The 3-4 hour drive to Coles Bay is always pleasant and there are great wineries on the way for those extra supplies. An extra day is spent travelling, […]

EOI Get Outside Program Coordinator

Get Outside Program Co-ordinator – Calling for Expressions of Interest How does this sound for a job – introducing refugees and migrants in Tasmania’s wilderness through shared human experiences. Allowing our natural areas to heal, teach and inspire while you walk, picnic, dance, play and conserve. Wildcare Tasmania is seeking a suitably qualified and experienced […]

Community Conservation Grants NOW OPEN!


Community Conservation Grants NOW OPEN (Closing 31 January 2019) The Foundation for National Parks & Wildlife is currently inviting grant applications for conservation projects. The purpose of the Community Conservation Grants is to assist in the protection of our native species, habitats, landscapes and cultural heritage. Grants are available for both field projects and education programs […]

THANK YOU Primary Schools of South Australia


Wildcare is deeply appreciative of the very generous donation from children of South Australia through the South Australian Primary Schools’ Music Festival, to the Wildcare Saffire Devil Fund. Our CEO, Sharon Smith, recently visited the site of the cutting edge Tasmanian devil immunisation research that takes place at the Menzies Centre and that the Wildcare […]

Who is Erika Shankley?

Friends of Bass Strait Islands

Erika Shankley is a Wildcare volunteer whose unbounded enthusiasm contributes to Wildcare efforts across the Board (literally – Erika is a current Wildcare Board member). In this changing world, Erika hopes to be able to find emerging opportunities to further enhance the natural values of Tasmania’s wild areas. We hope you will join her. Erika […]

Winner Announcement

CRAIG SAUNDER’S PHOTOGRAPHIC COMPETITION WINNERS ANNOUNCED! This year’s Craig Saunders Photographic Competition attracted a range of wonderful entries from across the state highlighting what people consider to be at the heart of Wildcare.  A big thank you to all who entered.  All your photos are valuable to us and as hard as it was to […]

Twisted Lakes Snowpole Project

It’s UP, UP and AWAY with the Twisted Lakes Snowpole Project! During this week’s working bee, Wildcare Cradle Mountain Volunteers are installing new snowpoles on the Twisted Lakes Track.  This project is made possible by a Wildcare Board of Management Internal Grant (to purchase the snowpoles). With increased visitor numbers, particularly during fagus time, the snowpoles […]

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