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

Two men installing a marker pole in the bush

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 […]

Forever Vibrant – volunteering during retirement

Friends of Freycinet

Woman leaning on a rail on a lookout

Retirement by definition means to leave the workforce behind. However, retirement isn’t just sitting around, or playing bowls. It’s an opportunity to do all those things you may not have had the chance to do while you were busy working or raising a family. Wildcare Friends of Freycient president Jenny Baulis knows first-hand. Volunteering during […]

Looking after Tassie’s Wild Places

Break at Twisted Lakes

Did you know that the Tasmanian Wilderness and World Heritage Area is one of only two properties in the world listed under the World Heritage Convention on the basis of three cultural heritage and four natural heritage criteria? Tasmania’s wild places have world significance. Within one of those places – Cradle Mountain-Lake St Clair National […]

Notes from a ‘Newbie’

By Nikki Langman My very first introduction to Tasman Island came at an early age; as the daughter of a yachtsman, the significance of this landmark—geographically, navigationally, geologically and historically—was impressed upon me as we circumnavigated its shores on a day when the weather was kind and the sea calm. Later in life I gazed […]


TREASURE HUNT! Win and Clyde Clayton created a simple and welcoming home at Bathurst Harbour in the State’s southwest. Claytons Corner is still a cosy shelter and a meeting hub, which benefits from Friends of Melaleuca’s ongoing care and maintenance. At FoM’s September meeting last year, Chris Creese suggested re-creating a more homely look to […]

Come along to the Low Head Little Penguin Forum

 Photo by Dan Rawlins Are you interested in the plight of Little Penguins and what can be done to protect them? All are welcome to attend the Little Penguin Forum being hosted by Friends of Low Head Penguin Colony. When: June 19th from 1:30pm – 4:30pm Where: George Town Hub – 12 Elizabeth St George […]

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