Maatsuyker Island Caretaker Call Up

Maatsuyker Island Caretaker Program Editor’s note June 2020: Applications for the Maatsuyker Island Volunteer Caretaker Program have closed and placements filled until September 2022. The next round of placements will be advertised in June/July 2021 and will be advertised on the Parks and Wildlife Service and Wildcare websites.    Applications are now being sought from […]

Serious Science from Tamar Island Wetlands

Gambusia, an Invasive Pest Fish in the Tamar Island Wetlands, Tasmania John Duggin Tamar Island Wetlands Volunteers c/- TIWC, PO Box 523 Launceston Tas, 7250 Jawahar Patil Fisheries and Aquaculture Centre Institute for Marine and Antarctic Studies (IMAS) University of Tasmania Private Bag 49, Hobart Tas, 7001 Introduction Gambusia (Gambusia holbrooki) was introduced throughout the […]

Friends of Freycinet ‘The Mayhem’

Friends of Freycinet

What better way to mark National Volunteer Week than to have a week long working bee at the same time?  Was that planned?  You bet! On arrival at the Freycinet Visitors and Field Centre we were met by a large welcoming sign and two scrumptious cakes made by PWS staff members Fiona and Natasha, (known […]