Fisher Island ‘Rock stars’

Friends of Fisher Island – ‘Rock stars’ – with a little help from their friend. Nui – the top rodent detection dog continues his excellent work in helping eradication projects on Australia’s important seabird islands. In December last year, a collaborative effort by Wildcare Tasmania (Friends of Fisher Island), Tasmania Parks and Wildlife Service, Pennicott […]

Collaborative Wildcare project wins Froggatt Award

Collaborative Wildcare project wins Froggatt Award Photos by John French The National Froggatt Awards recognise major contributions to protecting the Australian natural environment from dangerous new invasive species. They are named in honour of Australian entomologist Walter Froggatt, who, when the cane toad was released into Australia in the 1930s to control beetle infestations in […]

Island Arks Symposium VI – Rottnest Island, Western Australia – 11-15th February 2019

The Organising Committee extends a warm invitation to Wildcare branches to attend Island Arks VI, the sixth symposium on island conservation, tourism and management. The Island Arks Symposium is a long standing, high level meeting for islanders, island managers, conservation ecologists and island eco-tourism operators. Since the first meeting in 2009 held on the Great Barrier […]