Keep Australia Beautiful Recognition

     The Macquarie Harbour Shoreline Clean-up Steering Committee have been nominated for the Keep Australia Beautiful Tasmania Clean Beaches Award. The 2018 Macquarie Harbour Shoreline Clean-up was an outstanding achievement and wouldn’t have been possible without the support and commitment of participating organisations and it is a great honour to be nominated for this Award. […]

Wildcare Office Team


Working with CEO Sharon Smith, we have now established the part-time roles of Member Services Coordinator and Marketing Coordinator. We welcome Kim Willing as Member Services Coordinator and Danielle Ross Walls as Marketing Coordinator. Many of you will know Kim as she has been in the Wildcare Facilitator role for the past 12 months. Kim […]

Tasmanian Honour Roll of Women – Calling for Nominations


Nominations are now open for the Tasmanian Honour Roll of Women which recognises women who make a significant contribution to the community, State, nation or internationally. There are undoubtedly many Wildcaring women who could be nominated.  Do you know one? Categories women may be nominated for include service to: · Environment · Community · Cultural […]

Spring into Wildtimes


Edition 61 of Wildtimes is here!  In this 20th Anniversary bumper edition we celebrate the work of 11 Wildcare Branches across the State from the remote islands to the high peaks. Find out how cod liver oil is preserving history at Melaleuca, how feral oysters are being farewelled at Lumeah Point, and the kind of […]

Update your contact details to receive Wildtimes


The next edition of Wildtimes is imminent.  We encourage delivery by email as it frees up Wildcare funds for projects in the field.  We will only be sending hard copies of this edition out to those members who have indicated that they would prefer a paper version. (In the past you received a hard copy […]

Annual Craig Saunders Photo Competition Open


2018 Craig Saunders Photo Competition Open ‘At the Heart of Wildcare’ We are pleased to announce the opening of the 2018 Craig Saunders Photo Competition, in memory of one of Wildcare’s finest past contributors. Craig was a passionate and committed Wildcarer and member of the Wildcare Board. His vitality inspired many and his legacy of […]

DSS Volunteer Grants Now Open


$20 million funding available for grants for Australian Volunteers. The Federal Department of Social Services has $20m in funding available for grants to volunteers. Funding of $1,000 to $5,000 is available for purchase of equipment, transport, training and background screening of volunteers. Applications must be submitted by 2pm on Tuesday 18th September. More information, grant […]

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 […]

Beach Couture Exhibition Launch 29 June

For those in Wildcare who are interested in the marine environment and the pressing marine debris message, don’t miss this exhibition! ‘Beach Couture” Beach Couture: A Haute Mess by Marina DeBris Along with works from an art & science collaboration on the impact of microplastics in our oceans: Dr Jennifer Lavers, Annalise Rees, Katherine Cooper, […]

Website Training in Hobart 4 August


WILDCARE WEBSITE TRAINING is happening in the South! When? Saturday August 4th 9:30am-12:15pm Where? Rosny LINC 48 Bligh Street ​​​ Rosny. Cost? Free (morning tea provided) REGISTER here. We know that using the Wildcare website can be quite challenging, particularly for low-frequency tasks such as creating news items or events or emailing members. Following a […]

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