Join Friends of Low Head Penguin Colony on the Triple Bluff Walk

Friends of Low Head Penguin Colony are one of our newest Wildcare Branches. They formed following a number of significant and high profile dog attacks with the Low Head Rookery and work in conjunction with the Parks & Wildlife Service, private landholders and the University of Tasmania to protect the Little Penguins through: • Establishment […]

10 out of 10 Get Outside

Today we took people from Turkey, Honduras, China, Myanmar, Thailand and England on a walk through tall trees, giant tree ferns and stunning waterfalls. None of these people had been to a national park before and were all very happy to learn about how Tasmanians love their parks. There were good discussions about rubbish in […]

Spring Walks

Twenty nine people today went to Mt Field today, most for the first time. They were students studying English at Tas TAFE. The weather was stunning. There was blue sky, sunshine, huge waterfalls and of course magnificent tall trees. Twenty five  of the people had never been on a bush-walk before and many photos were […]

Volunteers wanted

Thank you to those who have joined our branch to receive messages and updates, we greatly appreciate your interest. We’re currently working on developing a volunteer program but this may not be ready until things are a little less busy. However, volunteers will be asked to assist with laundry (more about that in a moment) […]

Maatsuyker on display

Friends of Maatsuyker Island

Visit FOMI’s exhibition, showcasing some of the creativity inspired by the wonders of Maatsuyker Island, at the Rosny Library during September On display is information about FOMI along with snippets of Maatsuyker history. Learn more about Robert Huckson who designed the Maatsuyker lightstation and several houses in Bellerive, where he died 1902. We also have […]

Chauncy Vale Open Day Oct 12th

  Chauncy Vale Wildlife Sanctuary, was established in 1946 and is one of the oldest private conservation areas in Tasmania. It was inspiration and home to Nan Chauncy – A multi award winning author of children’s adventure novels. Chauncy Vale Wildcarers help to look after this special area by: Maintaining natural bushland and walking tracks; […]