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 […]

Suddenly the Heat Arrived

Old Farm Site It had been quite some time since we worked in warm conditions and it meant we were looking for shade during morning and lunch breaks rather than, as in previous months, seeking the sun to sit in. Some big patches of Erica were removed and also a few large Gorse bushes. This […]

Painted cliffs – get outside leaders showing off new skills

On day three of the Get Outside leadership camp, the new leaders try out their skills in leading a group for the first time. The leaders introduce themselves and their walk to a group of walkers. They have to point out safety issues to be aware of (eg staying on the track, having a safety […]

Top of the world – Maria Island

13 leaders and 5 staff/volunteers climbed Bishop and Clark on Maria Island recently as part of the annual leadership training event . For most of these people, this was the first time on the island and for most people, the first time they had climbed a mountain. The feeling of accomplishment and sense of pride […]

Team work and leadership skills

How to save a whale – and what great opportunity for team work We were all aware of the recent whale standings on the west coast of Tasmania. We thought it would be better for the whales if we learnt how to save them. Thanks to Ranger Tracey-Ann for explaining why whales strand and what […]

Fennel Busting Winning

                                                    The Battle Front Our intrepid team tackled another thicket of Common Fennel that had taken a hold of a vulnerable piece of foreshore at Penna.  The Fennel were growing among a […]

Introductory Marsupial Training Course – Ulverstone

Tasmanian Wildlife Rescue – Rehabilitation – Release Introductory Marsupial Training Course Brought to you by Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary & DPIPWE Wildlife Management Branch. Training provided by Honey McClay! Completed over one weekend – Session in Ulverstone – Limited spaces, so book now! Course Overview This course is designed to be an introduction to the specialised […]

Walk for Wildcare Tas – stride into summer!


Tas Walking Company are offering a 4 day Waldheim to Arm River Walk for Wildcare Tas. Departure: December 2-5,2020 | Price $1547.50 PLUS $500 donation to Wildcare Tasmania Walkers receive a 50% discount off the December 2, 2021 Cradle Mountain Huts Waldheim to Arm River Walk after they donate $500 to Wildcare Tasmania (Reduced from […]

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