Meet Greig Clarke

“Wildcare is a brilliant organisation for channelling volunteer programmes and an excellent vehicle for attracting external funding.” This is the story of a very special Tasmanian walking experience and a very special person who has been behind it all the way – Greig Clarke – Champion of the Penguin Cradle Trail. “In the late 1960s, […]

Community Conservation Grants NOW OPEN!

WILDCARE Inc Office

Community Conservation Grants NOW OPEN (Closing 31 January 2019) The Foundation for National Parks & Wildlife is currently inviting grant applications for conservation projects. The purpose of the Community Conservation Grants is to assist in the protection of our native species, habitats, landscapes and cultural heritage. Grants are available for both field projects and education programs […]

THANK YOU Primary Schools of South Australia

WILDCARE Inc Office

Wildcare is deeply appreciative of the very generous donation from children of South Australia through the South Australian Primary Schools’ Music Festival, to the Wildcare Saffire Devil Fund. Our CEO, Sharon Smith, recently visited the site of the cutting edge Tasmanian devil immunisation research that takes place at the Menzies Centre and that the Wildcare […]

Who is Erika Shankley?

Friends of Bass Strait Islands

Erika Shankley is a Wildcare volunteer whose unbounded enthusiasm contributes to Wildcare efforts across the Board (literally – Erika is a current Wildcare Board member). In this changing world, Erika hopes to be able to find emerging opportunities to further enhance the natural values of Tasmania’s wild areas. We hope you will join her. Erika […]

Winner Announcement

Friends of Deal Island

CRAIG SAUNDER’S PHOTOGRAPHIC COMPETITION WINNERS ANNOUNCED! This year’s Craig Saunders Photographic Competition attracted a range of wonderful entries from across the state highlighting what people consider to be at the heart of Wildcare.  A big thank you to all who entered.  All your photos are valuable to us and as hard as it was to […]

ANNOUNCING WILDCARE’S 20 YEAR CELEBRATION AT FREYCINET 1-3 MARCH

Friends of Freycinet

WILDCARE’S 20 YEAR CELEBRATION AT FREYCINET 1-3 MARCH You are invited to join us for a fabulous weekend of music, fun, community, and a chance to contribute to practical conservation tasks. There will be opportunities to participate in: A diversity of meaningful volunteering projects The Pete Cornelius Band playing at Honeymoon Bay on sunset ‘Caring […]

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

WILDCARE Inc Office

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

WILDCARE Inc Office

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

WILDCARE Inc Office

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 […]


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