Get Outside Gets Inside!

The morning of our latest walk on 24th of February was teeming with much needed rain. But not so great for a group of mothers and young children ready to walk on the Cascade and Hobart Rivulet tracks. We changed to Plan B, and hosted a group of 6 women and 10 children on a […]

National Landcare Program Environment Small Grants Open Now!


The Australian Government’s new National Landcare Program Environment Small Grants round has recently opened. Grants are available from $5,000 – $50,000 Applications Close: 19/3/2018 Eligible activities must directly relate to the project and must include one or more of the following:   weed treatment pest or disease management fencing erosion management revegetation education activities and raising community awareness/participation […]

Bookkeeper Services Contractor Sought


Bookkeeper Contract Wildcare is seeking expressions of interest for the position of Bookkeeper, to support the financial management of the organization. The Contractor will operate from their own office, although from time to time attendance at meetings with members, Branch delegates and the Board is expected. The contracted services include: Enter data into finance system […]

Nominate a Worthy Wildcare Volunteer by 11 March


Tasmania is a state of natural wonder and we owe a lot to the volunteers participating in land and environmental conservation and education; not to mention those who give up their time, their skills and sometimes even their homes to helping sick, injured and orphaned animals. These volunteers help us all better enjoy the state […]

Betsys Bay Track Tour and Track Clean up

For your viewing pleasure a bird’s eye view of Betsys Bay and walking track to the Tasmania’s west coast. Drone footage around the Bay then walk to the Wild West Coast on beaut sunny day. Walking track to the Great Southern Ocean from Betsys Bay in Macquarie Harbour located about 10 NM south of Strahan. […]

Challenging Walk at Cathedral Rock

The challenge was set – a walk up to Cathedral Rock on Saturday 3rd February. Probably the most challenging walk the Get Outside with Community program has tackled yet, with a steep track climbing to 880 metres, rock climbing, and a warm day. But we had an intrepid group of leaders and participants take part, […]

Friends of Maria Island Work Hard on Weeds

Maria Island lies off the east coast of Tasmania. It has a wide range of habitats, with a rich variety of animals and birds and World Heritage listed convict buildings. For many years volunteers worked on various projects on the island, including renovation work on heritage buildings. Background Prior to the establishment of our Wildcare […]

Freycinet Working bees

 Calling all “vollies” to Freycinet for our 2018 working bees. 1. March Muster:  March 16 – 21st. We start the off at the 4 Cosgrove St, Coles Bay for our AGM at 6pm on March 16th and then off Iluka Tavern for a counter meal.  The working bee tasks will start on Saturday 17th till Wednesday, 21st March […]

Natural Vegetation Growth

Devils Throne Track The hoped-for approval for a planned track reroute had not managed to get through the relevant local councils, so plan B was adopted.  A short section of pruning refinement and a section of rocks was made easier to cross on the new Devils Throne section of track, but most of our effort was put into […]

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