Keeping an eye on the Low Head Penguin Colony

The Friends of Low Head Penguin Colony are keeping an eye on the penguin population at Low Head. An inspection of the colony in early April indicated that the 2021/22 breeding season is close to completion with only a few adults and the last of the chicks present. The penguins have completed their annual moult […]

Friends of Freycinet March Muster

Friends of Freycinet

A Monday in March saw Friends of Freycinet (FOF) gathering at Freycinet National Park for the March Muster working bee.  We had a plan, we had the participants, and we kinda had the weather. Ranger Fee’s plan for the week included some of the following gems:  the Hunt for the Spooky Bridal Creeper and other […]

Wildlife sanctuary tour for one lucky member!

Joining and maintaining a membership is one of the most important things you can do to support Wildcare Tasmania! It’s still only $25 per year/per individual. Our friends at Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary have generously donated a Bonorong Night Tour for up to 5 people for one lucky Wildcare Tasmania member! All current members at 30th […]

Welcome to the rainforest. But where is all the rain?

By Luke Cooper, President – Friends of the Henty A recent ABC article stated that Tasmania had recorded its driest Summer in 40 years. For those in the North-East of Tasmania this may seem absurd, with parts of North-East Tasmania recording up to double the average from January to March. But on the West Coast […]

Spotlight on Friends of Wellington Park

By Stephen Mattingley The Friends of Wellington Park were formed in 2002 as the “Wellington Park Bushcare Group”.  They are both a Wildcare branch and a Hobart Council Bushcare Group. With more than 100 members, the group works in many areas of Wellington Park from north to south (see map below) and nearby Hobart and […]

Wildcare Tasmanian Nature Conservation Fund Grants 2022 – Round 1 Open!

THE TASMANIAN NATURE CONSERVATION FUND (TNCF) IS OPEN! We’re pleased to announce that Wildcare’s Tasmanian Nature Conservation Fund is open to receive applications for Round 1 of 2022, from 4th April to 12pm, 12th May. The Wildcare Tasmanian Nature Conservation Fund Grants open twice per year, in March- April and Oct-Nov. The Wildcare Tasmanian Nature […]