Sir John Falls Hut Restoration

A project to preserve the Circa 1950s public use hut located near Sir John Falls on the Gordon River has begun. This project is a community initiative to repair and restore the hut. The project was initiated by Wildcare Friends of the Franklin River Branch through collaboration with the Parks and Wildlife Service (PWS) Heritage […]

Schouten Shenanigans?

Friends of Freycinet

You be the judge. There were ten participants who had been on too many working bees together and generated a lot of nonsense. We had a fairly rowdy dinner at the pub to start with. Getting to the island involved us and three boatloads of gear utilizing both the PWS boat and the Aqua Taxi […]

Why I donated to Wildcare

We recently received a donation to the Wildcare Gift Fund – General Nature Conservation Cause, from Switzerland – and we asked our donor what had motivated her to contribute to Wildcare.  We’d like to introduce you to Joanna Belle. I recently spent a month in Tassie and enjoyed some amazing (life-long-memory) moments, especially whilst tramping. […]

Wildcare enables Orange-bellied parrot aviary clean-up

BIRCHS INLET CLEAN UP STAGE ONE REPORT Text by William Oliver Photos by Sally Simco On the 10th November 2019, six Friends of the Orange-bellied Parrot (FoOBP) volunteers and three Parks and Wildlife Service (PWS) staff travelled to remote Birchs Inlet by boat, located at the southern end of Macquarie Harbour. The aim of the […]

BIRDS – Exhibition 15-22 January

This exhibition by Belinda Kurczok at the Long Gallery, Salamanca Place, from 15-22 January (10am-5pm) will include 30 original paintings of Tasmanian birds, including endemic & endangered species. They will be framed in native Blackwood or Tas Oak. There will also be limited edition archival prints (full size only) available of some of the paintings.

Get Outside does a Farm Walk with Forests

17 young people from many nationalities spent the day with some local farmers enjoying a tour of the property. This day was part of the Get Outside that is based on a simple concept. We facilitate nature – based experiences for refugees and new migrants to Tasmania, to connect to place and to each other. […]

Leaders walk to the top of Ben Lomond

Every year the Get Outside Program runs a leadership camp to develop the skills of our emerging leaders. Get Outside leaders provide community access, role models to people in their communities, lead walks or assist us in many of the organising tasks required to take new migrants and refugees out into nature safely. This years […]

Your donations at work

    Wildcare relies on donations to continue our conservation efforts and have partnered with Gordon River Cruises to create the Wildcare Penguins cause. Through your donations to this cause, we have been able to provide $3,500 to the ‘Penguin Rehabilitation and Release’ Wildcare Branch to rehabilitate little penguins rescued in northern Tasmania and increase the […]

Wildcare donations boost Bonorong’s rescue service

     We receive some interesting calls in the Wildcare Office, from people seeking assistance with orphaned or injured animals. Fortunately, there are several Wildcare Branches devoted to the rescue and rehabilitation of these animals and a 24 hour Wildlife Rescue Service provided by Bonorong that provides around the clock care and advice for injured […]

Would you like to take a seat on the Wildcare Gift Fund Committee?


Expressions of interest invited – Wildcare Gift Fund Committee Membership The Wildcare Board is seeking expressions of interest for up to 6 Wildcare Gift Fund Committee Member positions, including a Chair. People who are attracted by Wildcare’s aim of bringing together the community to contribute to the conservation of Tasmania’s natural heritage, and who have […]

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