Thank you Annika!

Annika loves koalas. And while she knows that koalas are not native to Tasmania, she was delighted recently, to visit one at Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary. When Annika turned six, she had a party – as one does! And in an outstanding act of generosity – instead of gifts, Annika asked for gold coin donations towards […]

Sea Spurge Remote Area Teams achieving results

WILDCARE SPRATS Sea sPurge Remote Area TeamS! The Wildcare group, Sea sPurge Remote Area TeamS (SPRATS), is a self-managing group of volunteers working in partnership with the Tasmanian Parks and Wildlife Service (PWS). For the last 15 years the group’s main objective has been to control and if possible eradicate the ecosystem-transforming weeds sea spurge […]

Gorse Removal on Schouten Island

Friends of Freycinet

  December 2020 saw 8 intrepid members of Friends of Freycinet head to Schouten Island for their annual working bee to tackle the removal of gorse and periwinkle on the island. Volunteers fully support themselves on the island for a period of 7 days and spend their time weeding gorse in the known areas as […]

Devils Throne Track Completed

There is now a new track from Thark Ridge to Devils Throne. On reaching the prominent saddle on Thark Ridge the new track is some 50 metres further south, where it then heads west for 730 metres to join the existing track to Devils Throne. The new track is a safer walk and with a […]

Wildcare Grants are Open!

WILDCARE Inc Office

THE TASMANIAN NATURE CONSERVATION FUND (TNCF) IS OPEN! We’re pleased to say that the Tasmanian Nature Conservation Fund (formerly known as the Wildcare Gift Fund) is open to receive grant applications from April 5th to 5pm April 30th. Who may apply? Applications may be made by Wildcare groups or Wildcare’s partners, such as the Parks […]

Friends of Freycinet March Muster

Friends of Freycinet

The weather forecast for the week ahead didn’t look all that promising – showers and rain most days – but undeterred a group of keen volunteers assembled at Freycinet on the Monday morning. Unfortunately, Ranger Fee was away sick all week, however Rangers Nick and Steve W filled in capably and kept us all on […]

Technology rolls on

In this day and age it seems that the technology changes almost every year and for some Wildcare groups that can be a hassle. Whilst always trying to make best use of our funds, sometimes it is frustrating when the technology rolls on and leaves us behind. Friends of GIS support a few groups with […]

2021 Island Arks Symposium VII

This year Phillip Island (Vic) is hosting the 2021 Island Arks Symposium VII, offering a great opportunity for local conservation groups, tourism and wildlife organisations to engage on island conservation and management. This highly regarded event attracts delegates from across Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific region for ranger teams, Traditional Custodians, community groups, practitioners, […]


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