Maria Island Upcoming Lime Washing Working Bee

Friends of Maria Island

Register here for the working bee that brings ongoing praise from thousands of visitors to Maria Island. Many visitors comment on the well kept and painted convict buildings throughout Darlington. Join the Friends of Maria Island and the PWS on this satisfying, annual repaint of the convict buildings using the traditional lime-washing techniques that the convicts would […]

Chauncy Vale Wildlife Sanctuary Caretaker Program for 2019

The 400 hectare Chauncy Vale Wildlife Sanctuary features grassy woodlands, sandstone escarpments, caves, rich native bird diversity, and unique cultural heritage. At just 40 km from Hobart the reserve is accessible and frequented by bushwalkers, field naturalists, bird watchers, historians and family groups. This program is about establishing a roster of volunteers for periods of […]

Island Arks Symposium VI – Rottnest Island, Western Australia – 11-15th February 2019

The Organising Committee extends a warm invitation to Wildcare branches to attend Island Arks VI, the sixth symposium on island conservation, tourism and management. The Island Arks Symposium is a long standing, high level meeting for islanders, island managers, conservation ecologists and island eco-tourism operators. Since the first meeting in 2009 held on the Great Barrier […]

Out of the Elements

Friends of Mt Field

Lake Fenton  The weather prospects were a bit disconcerting, but the day turned out not too bad at all. Even at the exposed area at lake Fenton, which is subject to the brunt of any wind, there was no problem working, even though a bit blustery and chilly. Party at Belcher Hut, Lake Fenton Greg […]

All Done

Inglewood The last section of gorse was removed from the site along the southern side of the Inglewood Fire Trail. Over a 6 year period the 500 metre length on the south side of Inglewood Fire Trail has been cleared of Gorse. It has taken 16 sessions. Site before gorse removed photo Chris Woods Site […]