REGISTER NOW for the Wildcare Expos


WILL YOU BE JOINING US? You are invited to the Wildcare Tasmania Expo’s which are an annual showcase and celebration of our volunteer and philanthropy community and the organisations who support us. This flyer outlines who’ll be there and what will happening – check it out! Free registration is through the following Eventbrite links: Ulverstone […]

Friends of Bass Strait Islands win National Coastcare Award

By Karen Ziegler, President On Wednesday evening the Friends of Bass Strait Islands, Wildcare group was honoured by receiving the National Coastcare Award in recognition of the work we have undertaken in eastern Bass Strait. This is significant recognition. It was one of ten awards given in different categories for the whole of Australia and […]

Grant applications to the TNCF (Now closed)

We are pleased to announce that Wildcare’s Tasmanian Nature Conservation Fund (Grant Round 2, 2022) is NOW OPEN to Wildcare groups, individual Wildcare members, and organisations who are established partners in Wildcare’s work and/or who work with Wildcare groups. Applications are due in by midnight, 22nd Sept 2022. Click here for more details about the […]

An amble in August

Friends of Freycinet

The Friends of Freycinet met at Freycinet National Park 15-19 August for a 5-day working bee. After a sodden weekend the weather cleared on the east coast to overcast days for our working bee.  On arrival, and after catch-ups, we had an induction while we lunched on soup provided by Ranger Fee before sorting ourselves […]

Weeding firethorn on Tamar Island

Friends of Tamar Island Wetlands Reserve tackled a stand of firethorn (Pyracantha species) on a north facing slope on Tamar Island during the August working bee. We rewarded ourselves for hard work by making a start on the revegetation of the slope with native species (Blackwood, Drooping She-Oak, Prickly Box and Spiky Tree Violet).   […]

Keeping an eye out for OBP’s

The critically endangered Orange 🍊 Bellied Parrot (Neophema chrysogaster) is one of Australia’s most threatened bird species. Their last known breeding site is at Melaleuca in the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area. This species is at risk of extinction in the wild. Wildcare volunteers via Friends of the Orange Bellied Parrot, play a crucial support […]

Caring for the Little Penguins of Low Head

The Friends of Low Head Penguin Colony are continuing their watch over the penguin population at Low Head.  64 nest boxes were put in place in Autumn this year – providing a safe place for place for the penguins to breed and moult. The first comprehensive survey of the Little Penguin nest boxes was undertaken […]

Friends of Melaleuca say THANK YOU to Ranger Ian Marmion

In July, Ranger-in-Charge for the Southwest, Ian Marmion, retired. Ian has guided planning for Friends of Melaleuca’s working bees and provided support and hands-on-work on the ground since 2014. Our branch began in 2009, so Ian has been our PWS support for most of the life of FoM. We appreciate this active relationship and continuity […]

Friends of Maatsuyker Is. Annual Dinner & AGM

The Friends of Maatsuyker Island (FOMI) Annual Dinner and AGM is on Thursday 8 September 2022 at the Fern Tree Tavern (680 Huon Road, Fern Tree). Guests are invited to arrive from 5.30 pm to order meals for 6.00 pm dinner. The AGM will commence at 7.00 pm. This year’s guest speaker is Professor Greg […]

In celebration of those who care for mountains

The ‘Mountain Journal Magazine’ celebrates the wonderful landscapes and people that make up our Australian mountains. By highlighting some of the many people doing good things for the mountains and the human communities in and around the Australian Alps and lutruwita/Tasmania, the magazine aims to inspire and motivate people to get involved in giving back […]

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