Catch it in the Catchment

More than just a clean-up The Friends of Low Head Penguins will be participating in this years ‘Catch it in the Catchment’. A community clean-up of kanamaluka / The Tamar Estuary Monday 3rd to Sunday 8th November, 2020 In November, 2019 the inaugural “Catch it in the Catchment” clean-up event was held. The community got […]

Tasman National Park – so beautiful

In the school holidays the Get Outside Program partners with Catholic Care’s homework group and we go outside. These past holidays we were lucky enough to go to Tasman National Park. We walked to Waterfall Bay on a gorgeous sunny day. We explored the Devils Kitchen, The Blowhole and the Tessellated Pavement. Such an amazing […]

Wildcare Get Outside goes to Tinderbox and makes new friends

I love finding a new reserve and sharing it with people. This trip I got to share the trip with 14 young people who are all studying English. Thanks to local volunteers Sandy and Rhys, and their dog Albie for showing us around. We saw beautiful views of The Channel, Hobart and Bruny Island. The […]

Get Outside to Snug Falls

Last Friday we went to Snug falls with Jodie, from Get Outside, for bush walk. It was a sunny day. The weather was very warm. We arrived about 10:10 a.m. In the beginning, Jodie told us some information about the track. The track was easy to walk but some places were muddy. We met some […]

Friends of Freycinet – free at last!

Friends of Freycinet

Free at last! penned by wordsmith Dave Harris (President, Friends of Freycinet) 1.  2. Free to travel to our wonderful Freycinet National Park for a working bee. Free to knock elbows with our wonderful PWS friends. Free to contemplate the large list of tasks assigned to us by Ranger Fiona. 3 4. But hang on: […]

larapuna Community Weekend Zoom

larapuna Community Weekend Zoom Each winter a large gathering of hardy souls normally heads to the coast for the larapuna Community Weekend. The team includes members of Wildcare Friends of larapuna Coast working in partnership with many other organisations and community members. Over three days, the team covers about 40 km of coastline, removing sea […]

Rescue of Pilot Whales in Macquarie Harbour

On Monday the 21st of September, 470 pilot whales became stranded in Macquarie Harbour and while most died, rescuers saved 110. Wildcare Friends of Macquarie Harbour Acting President, Trevor Norton spends most of his time keeping his 20-metre yacht Stormbreaker shipshape and taking tourists up and down the wild Gordon River which empties into Macquarie Harbour […]