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 […]

Fennel Muster Continues at Penna

On Sunday 1st November our enthusiastic group resumed tackling the Fennel, Briar Roses, Boxthorn and thistles for a few hours. We continued to clear the invasive plants from the eastern end of Penna Beach where the growth is lush and tall. There are wet soaks at this end including a few little water holes filled […]

Register now for Wildcare Expo


The Wildcare Expo at Ulverstone on 14 November was a great success!  The Expo is coming to Hobart this weekend.  There are only a handful of spots remaining. Wildcare Celebration and Expo – SOUTH (4pm – 6:30pm, 21st November) As a 2020 gesture Wildcare is fully funding the events and not charging a fee for […]

Fennel Muster at Penna Beach Day 2

Fennel Muster at Penna Beach Day 2 A group of 10 enthusiastic people gathered for our second working bee since March. Our mission is to remove Fennel and a host of other invasive weeds from behind Penna Beach. This is part of a bigger project for our Friends of Pitt Water -Orielton Lagoon group to […]