Action on Sea Spurge in Northern Tasmania

Invading the North Coast of Tasmania, sea spurge has wreaked havoc on the remote area pushing the shore birds from their nesting areas. After volunteering with SPRATS (Sea sPurge Remote Area TeamS) on the West Coast of Tasmania Helen Plaister realised there was a desperate need to address the growing sea spurge crisis. As a […]

Stepping up to volunteer

Friends of Tasman Island

Q&A with Friends of Tasman Island volunteer Georgie Carr There are so many reasons to volunteer. From making new friends, learning new skills, or giving back to the community. We asked Wildcare Tasmania member Georgie Carr about her views on volunteering.     How long have you been volunteering? For more than 16 years, I […]

larapuna Community Weekend 2021

Join Wildcare’s Friends of larapuna Coast for three days of shared learning and helping conserve this spectacular coastline by removing sea spurge and marine debris. Enjoy walking the coastline between wukalina / Mt William NP. and Ansons Bay, removing sea spurge and marine debris along the way. We’ll take time to share stories and hear […]

Boxthorn Burn-off

Boxthorn Burn Off at Shark Point On Saturday 10th July we met at Shark Point to burn the Boxthorn we had painstakingly cut and poisoned over the past 3 months. Thanks to the kindness of  Gerrard, a local resident who lives right next to the main thicket, we were able to burn off on his […]

Deal Island Art – cards, bags and aprons now in Shop

Friends of Deal Island

Deal Island and the Kent Group have a strong connection with artists spanning many years. We were ecstatic when Philip Wolfhagen agreed to allow us to reproduce two of his works in the form of cards. Philip, one of Australia’s leading contemporary painters, based in Tasmania spent 12 days on Deal Island back in 2002 […]

Leading the Wildcare Way


Leading the Wildcare Way When people take responsibility for what they care about, you get inspiration linked to practical results. As part of our commitment to supporting our community of Leaders, Wildcare hosts monthly ‘Leaders’ Zoom calls’. These are lively and interactive – a chance to build relationships, learn from each other and ultimately become […]

Inaugural FROTHI Working Bee – Calling for Expressions of Interest

Inaugural Friends of Three Hummock Island (FROTHI) Working Bee! Do you enjoy long walks on the beach? How about in head-to-toe wet weather gear, fighting gale-force winds and rain? If this kind of adventure sounds like your cup of tea, please express your interest in our first FROTHI Working Bee at the end of July! […]

A Tale of Two Huts

A Tale of Two Huts Slosh, slosh along the track. Soggy boots, muddy legs, dripping parka and the pack is heavy with a sodden tent. But we’re bound for the bushwalkers’ huts at Melaleuca, with the promise of a cosy place to shed our wet clothes and spread out under a roof. Close to the […]

CEO Report to Donors

  To all our Donors and Wildcare Supporters, Thank you for being a contributor to Wildcare’s work caring for wild places, wildlife and cultural heritage in Tasmania. I feel privileged to work in an organisation where people such as you are motivated to give to values driven projects. It’s humbling and also very inspiring. Your […]

Friends of Mount Field working bee

For 20 years, the Friends of Mount Field have been looking after the Lake Nicholls track that goes to Mount Field East. This Saturday, get out into nature and join the Friends of Mount Field working bee. Concentrating on the maintenance of the track to Lake Nicholls in stunning Mount Field National Park. The work involves trimming […]

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