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 […]