A Tale of Seafarers, Founders & Other Passionate People

In 1798 Captain Matthew Flinders and surgeon George Bass entered the Tamar River in their sloop the Norfolk, the first Europeans to do so, on their circumnavigation of Tasmania from Sydney. Some 220 years later, on Saturday, 24 March 2018, Wildcare Inc. held its 20th year Annual General Meeting at the Bass and Flinders Centre […]

March Muster for Freycinet

Friends of Freycinet

We lugged dead trees from paths, weeded sweet pittosporum and gorse, combed beaches for sea spurge, straightened fences, replaced posts, painted signs, spread mulch, built a table, visited Meetus and Harding Falls, fixed a gas bbq but most importantly we had a great time. Its remarkable how 10 volunteers from all over the state find […]

One More Effort

Inglewood What Gorse that remains in the bush on the southern edge of Inglewood Fire Trail should easily be cleared up with one more session. An impressive volume was cut down at our latest event and all up it has been a splendid effort of 15 sessions over 7 years for the 500 metre long strip of land. […]

Art Exhibition and Book Launch – Maatsuyker through our eyes

You are invited to: ‘Maatsuyker through our eyes’ – Art Exhibition and Book Launch Wild Island presents Amanda Walker, and Paul Richardson’s art exhibition and book launch at WILD ISLAND, 33 Salamanca Place, Hobart. Opening night will be officiated by ABC radio presenter, Chris WISBEY at 5:30pm on the 23rd March. The exhibition will continue […]

Join the Macquarie Harbour Clean-up

From the 7th – 11th April Volunteers, industry, stakeholders and the community are joining together to collect marine debris from beaches and coves in Macquarie Harbour, to prevent harm to our wildlife and the environment. If you’d like to join in, go to this link to register. Clean-up teams will collect marine debris from remote […]

Get Filled to the Gunwales at George Town

George Town will be the location of this year’s Wildcare AGM on Saturday, 24 March 2018, starting at 11am. The venue will be the Bass and Flinders Centre, 8 Elizabeth Street (map). Following the meeting there will be a tour of the Centre, which includes the full-sized, working replica of the Norfolk, the vessel that […]