Cradle Mountain Meet and Greet Volunteers Program

Cradle Mountain Visitors Centre wants you! Are you able to give 3 or more days per stint at Cradle as part of a dedicated group enhancing the visitor experience? Do you enjoy talking to people; Have knowledge of Cradle Mountain and the walking activities available? This may be the Volunteering opportunity for you. Parks and […]

Tasmanian Lighthouse Conference reflection

Friends of Tasman Island

By Erika Shankley (story and colour photos) There was a special treat in store for pharophiles, or lighthouse lovers, who attended the second Lighthouse Conference at Low Head recently.  Held every two years, the event is organised by Thomas Gunn, the first one being held in Hobart in 2016. In keeping with the lighthouse theme, […]

October Opportunities

Imagine       Imagine a world unpolluted with rubbish.. Cannot imagine that? Well, how about a major slice of our beautiful East Coast cleaned up? I can imagine that! Apparently a lot of other people have vivid imaginations too because NRM and local councils, community organisations and businesses all up and down the east coast have […]

Cradle Mountain Working Bee – Come Join us!

Dove Lake & Cradle Mt

Cradle Mountain Working Bee. Love spending time in the great outdoors? Keen, fit and available to join us for the annual Cradle Mountain Volunteer program? This will be held between Monday 19th November to the 7th December in three week blocks and volunteers can participate in walking track & hut maintenance, installing snow poles, vegetation […]

Meet Wildcare Lighthouse Stations Fund Co-founder Craig Parsey

The WILDCARE Lighthouse Stations Fund supports the care and maintenance of the lighthouse stations on Bruny Island and around Tasmania. Co-founder of the Fund, Craig Parsey grew up as a child in Lightstations around Tassie – Maatsuyker Island, Eddystone Pt, Low Head and Cape Bruny. (His first school was at Bruny). Here is the story […]

Last Bit Done

Mount Connection With two hedge trimmers in use together with hand loppers, we managed to clear 300 metres of track. Whist this was happening others used loppers and saws on bushes where needed. In one section bauera was removed and it will be quite some time before those parts will need another trim. This completes […]

WILDCARE at Cradle Mtn – 20 years on. AGM and BBQ

In 1998, CARes- Cradle Mountain was the first WILDCARE CARes ( Community Action in Reserves) group to form within a Tasmanian National Park.  Twenty years later, the WILDCARE Cradle Mountain Volunteers branch continues the strong tradition of volunteers working in partnership with PWS Cradle Mtn-Lake St Clair. The new programme of volunteer activities, planned by Wildcare Cradle Mountain Volunteers in conjunction with PWS […]

Thank you to a special volunteer

Friends of Freycinet

For over 16 years volunteer Mike Bowden has dedicated himself to many administration tasks for the Wildcare Headquarters on a daily basis. “I have known Mike for as long as he has volunteered for Wildcare looking after membership information. He’s always been very committed to members and helpful to staff and the stalwart of the Wildcare […]