Protecting biodiversity one island at a time

Tasmania has around 600 offshore islands and rocks, many of which are critical to seabirds for breeding and roosting. Being surrounded by the sea, offshore islands have a natural protective barrier. Even so, our islands are not immune to the impacts of pests, diseases, degradation and climate change. Twelve (20%) Wildcare groups are dedicated to […]

Friends of Freycinet October Working Bee

Friends of Freycinet

Friends of Freycinet have held another productive and enjoyable October working bee with volunteers and Freycinet National Park staff. Here’s what they got up to: DAY 1 Volunteers (Ian, Joan, Mal, Catherine, Chris Peter, John, Ros) met at the Parks workshop at 10:30am where we were greeted by Ranger in Charge Alena and briefed on […]

Consistent effort pays off at Maria Island

Friends of Maria Island

Wildcare’s Friends of Maria Island demonstrated how long term commitment (of nearly 20 years) and consistent effort have paid off during the 2023 Community Landcare Conference Field Trip to Maria Island on October 15th – hardly a broom plant to be found! The history and conservation values of Maria Island are special and volunteers play […]


Through the generous support of WIRES, Saffire and regular donors, the Wildlife Rehab and Release cause of Wildcare’s TNCF* supports projects that rehabilitate wildlife for return to the wild. In this story, Wildlife Rehabilitator, Natalie Guy, outlines how she completed such a project. *Tasmanian Nature Conservation Fund _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________ With funding from a Tasmanian Nature Conservation […]