Cheers, that’s the end of 2020!

Described as a year like no other, here’s 2020 as it turned out for Wildcare Cradle Mountain Volunteers. Due to the  March arrival of COVID-19 in Tasmania, Branch activities came to a sudden halt just as volunteer teams were scheduled to conduct wombat monitoring and assist with the mass plant-out around the new Visitor Centre […]

Schouten Shenanigans

Friends of Freycinet

Friends of Freycinet December 2020 working bee We may have to change the name because with all the work done we did not have the time or the energy for shenanigans (at least that I know of). Adverse boating weather meant we spent a day undertaking all manner of jobs within the Park, including weeding […]

Birthday gift to OBP’s – thank you Miles!

Meet Miles. He generously donated $640 from his 9th birthday money to the Orange-bellied parrot cause of Wildcare’s Tasmanian Nature Conservation Fund. Miles said that he chose to donate to the Orange-bellied parrots “….. because they are critically endangered, and also, well, they are pretty cute. I was trying to look for the rarest thing […]

Back at Last

Friends of Mt Field

Lake Fenton Track For the first day back working in the park one of the easier tasks was chosen, to clear some of the minor overgrowth along the track beside Lake Fenton. The day was fine and mild until a dew spots of rain as we were finishing lunch, but that was all over within […]

Collaborative Wildcare project wins Froggatt Award

Collaborative Wildcare project wins Froggatt Award Photos by John French The National Froggatt Awards recognise major contributions to protecting the Australian natural environment from dangerous new invasive species. They are named in honour of Australian entomologist Walter Froggatt, who, when the cane toad was released into Australia in the 1930s to control beetle infestations in […]

FoTI’s December Newsletter

Check out FoTI’s latest Newsletter at .

Get Outside and see wildlife at night

Most people who have recently arrived in Tasmania have heard all about our amazing animals – but sadly they don’t get to see them as the animals mostly come out at night. Recently on a trip to Maria Island 15 people got a guided night tour and were lucky to see many animals. . It […]

The signs are good for Friends of Freycinet!

Friends of Freycinet

A new sign displaying the work of Friends of Freycinet has just been installed in the Visitors’ Centre at Freycinet National Park. The sign proudly shows how this enthusiastic group of volunteers work with the Tasmanian Parks & Wildlife Service to look after a much loved park, and invites others to join them. “We hope […]

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