Nest boxes successfully protecting Little penguins at Low Head

In March last year, we wrote this article about the installation of nest boxes to protect Little penguins at Low Head. The nest boxes were installed by students from three George Town schools as part of a community wide project coordinated by the Friends of Low Head Penguin Colony. (The Friends were formed following a […]

Stay a while, rest and enjoy the view

Sisters Beach Wildcare

A place to pause, or chat with friends (and make new ones!) Sisters Beach Wildcare have commenced a new season of planning, weeding and planting at the beautiful Sisters Beach Estuary and are pleased to be part of the Pause Place Project in Waratah-Wynyard Council – encouraging people to stay a while, rest and enjoy […]

Warm Welcome at Cradle Mountain Visitor Centre

Warm welcome at Cradle Mountain Visitor Centre Ever arrived at a holiday destination, maybe in a foreign country, not sure what to do and where to go? Or do you remember those anticipatory “ butterflies” when starting a new role, be it for work or as a volunteer.  A warm welcome can make all the […]

Wildcare Tasmanian Nature Conservation Fund Grants Round 1 of 2024 opening soon!

THE TASMANIAN NATURE CONSERVATION FUND Open from 4th March – 4th April 2024! We’re pleased to announce that Wildcare’s Tasmanian Nature Conservation Fund (TNCF) will soon be open to submissions for Round 1 of 2024 grants. The Wildcare Tasmanian Nature Conservation Fund Grants open twice per year. The Wildcare Tasmanian Nature Conservation Fund Prospectus provides […]

‘Get Outside’ – Connecting new migrants and refugees with nature

‘Get Outside’ is a community group and branch of Wildcare Tas. who facilitate nature-based experiences for refugees and new migrants to Tasmania, to connect to place and to each other. Get Outside has been operating since 2012, taking well over 1,000 refugees and migrants on bush walks, outdoor events and camps and training many young […]

Friends of Deal Island bring in the beetles!

Friends of Deal Island

by Jo Widdowson – President Friends of Deal Island have been working away quietly and have a new strategy in dealing with the invasive weed ragwort. The November working bee was a great success – please take the time to have a look at the working bee report here, its a great read. Thanks to […]

What’s your nature connection story?

How do you connect with nature? A national initiative to collect stories about how Australians connect with nature is underway, with UTAS researchers seeking to understand how we can encourage more positive relationships with the environment. Researchers are keen to hear from Wildcare members about their experiences of nature connection; with the resulting findings being […]

Wildcare Deslacs have had a great year!


Wildcare Deslacs are looking forward to another year of activity in their local patch and welcome new and existing volunteers to every working bee. Planning for 2024 will commence over afternoon tea at their AGM this Sunday – contact for details. This is what they got up to in 2023: SUMMARY OF ACTIVITIES ON […]

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