Wildcare membership bonus!


WILDCARE MEMBERSHIP BONUS! A reason to smile! We are offering new and renewing Wildcare members a bonus 6 months membership (for every year of their membership term). This offer will remain until further notice. This will happen automatically when you renew your membership. Your support is valuable to us and will enable us to bounce […]

Keeping our Heritage Alive – Tasman Island

Friends of Tasman Island

KEEPING OUR HERITAGE ALIVE TASMAN ISLAND Erika Shankley – originally written for Maritime Times, appearing in their Autumn 2020 edition. Preserve, protect and enhance the natural and cultural values of Tasman Island for current and future generations. Strategic Plan, Wildcare Friends of Tasman Island, 2014 Tasman Island’s bulk stands guard at the entrance to Storm Bay […]

Report on works at Sir John Falls

Friends of the Franklin River Branch members had a great time working on the old Hydro Hut at Sir John Falls on the Lower Gordon River between December 2019 and early March 2020. The aim of restoring this old hut is to provide an appealing place for the rafters to stay at the end of […]

SJF Hut Restoration Success by Working Together

The hut at Sir John Falls had been in a dangerous unusable condition for far too long considering there is a no other safe refuge for 30 kilometres of the Gordon River. The Friends of Macquarie Harbour had made it a high priority to not only make it a safe refuge but to enhance its […]

RACT – Wildcare Penguin Partnership

BirdLife Tasmania Convenor, Dr Eric Woehler, met with PWS and RACT staff, and tour operator Gordon River Cruises (GRC) in Strahan last month to discuss the recent decrease in Little Penguins on Bonnet Island in Macquarie Harbour. Tours have been visiting the island colony over the last decade or so, but the number of penguins […]

Caves and a Clear Blue Sky

This month the Get Outside Program took 27 people to Chauncey Vale Reserve on a clear blue sky day in autumn. The walk was quite hard for some people but the views from the cave at the top and the singing were awesome. The walk ended with a meander along the dry creek-bed, listening to […]

Friends of Pitt Water-Orielton Lagoon are back!

The Wildcare Friends of Pitt Water-Orielton Lagoon are back in action and commencing 2020 with a ‘Clean-up Pitt Water Shoreline’ event on Sunday 15th March.  (Click here to register). The event is expected to run from 9:30 am until 12:30 pm, with opportunity to have a drink and snack in the mid-morning. For those who […]

Shadow Lake Pruning

Last weekend, seven enthusiastic volunteers headed to Lake St Clair. The goal: To prune the track to Shadow Lake. They were joined by Parks and Wildlife staff, Graduate Ranger Hannah Waterhouse and Matt Broadfield Lake St Clair staff are planning for more working bees later in 2020. Keep an eye out on the Wildcare Calender […]

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