A year in the life of Wildcare Deslacs


Wildcare Deslacs members are dedicated to the area around Clifton Beach and the Cape Deslacs Nature Reserve. They work with the Parks and Wildlife Service plus Clarence City Council to undertake a variety of work including beach litter cleanups, feral cat trapping, revegetation as well as weed control. All this, to make the area a […]

World Wetland Day events at Tamar Island Feb 2-4

What do guided walks, kids art and craft activities, information and animal displays, expert presentations and Aboriginal cultural art workshops have in common? They are all FREE events being held to celebrate World Wetlands Day will be held at the Tamar Island Wetlands Centre from Feb 2 – 4. Visit THIS Eventbrite link to see […]

Friends of Melaleuca need track workers!

Friends of Melaleuca is seeking EOI for 3 track-workers for Mt Beattie, S.W. Tasmania. March 14th to 21st The Role: Working in a small team of three or four people (led by an experienced Parks Tas. supervisor), rebuilding sections of walking track over heavily eroded sections of old track. The work will be physically demanding […]

Friends of Freycinet Schouten Island working bee

Friends of Freycinet

December 2022 saw an intrepid group of ten Friends of Freycinet head to Schouten Island to tackle the gorse for another year. Due to an unfavourable weather forecast we delayed our departure by a day and instead the group met at the PWS workshop on the afternoon of Tuesday 6th. After our briefing and finalising […]

Raffle in support of island conservation

Friends of Deal Island

  Three of Wildcare’s Island Groups are combining forces to set up a major fundraiser to support conservation work on Tasman, Maatsuyker and Deal Islands. You can support by purchasing a book of 10 raffle tickets and be in with a chance to win some great prizes! The raffle will be drawn at the Australian […]

Friends of Lumeah Point – back in action on Feral Oyster Removal

Wildcare Lumeah Point

Leading a Wildcare Group takes a level of passion and commitment that can ebb and flow as the circumstances of life intervene. This is as natural as the tide and sometimes, just keeping an idea afloat, waiting for the right conditions, is enough. While the world dealt with COVID, volunteers moved on and organisations rearranged […]

New Roadkill Reporting App launched

A new roadkill reporting App has been developed by staff within the Department of Natural Resources and Environment Tasmania. This app will allow roadkill data to be collected into the foreseeable future and anyone with the App is encouraged to use it to report devil and other roadkill that they come across. In a recent […]

The Maugean Skate

Have you heard of the Maugean skate? It is an ancient Gondwanan relict species of skate. Seldom seen, this endangered animal lurks under the tannin waters of Macquarie Harbour. Maugean Skates are Tasmania’s largest endemic fish and also one of the State’s most endangered marine species. They face many challenges in Macquarie Harbour, especially in […]