Thank you to a special volunteer

Friends of Freycinet

For over 16 years volunteer Mike Bowden has dedicated himself to many administration tasks for the Wildcare Headquarters on a daily basis. “I have known Mike for as long as he has volunteered for Wildcare looking after membership information. He’s always been very committed to members and helpful to staff and the stalwart of the Wildcare […]

Friends of Freycinet’s Ablaze in August

Friends of Freycinet

  Ablaze in August  Despite the great wood fires we enjoyed at Adrian’s holiday home and the fact that we were all fired up, it looked as if our work bee title would be a misnomer.  But no, on the last day we were able to carefully burn two of the large heaps of bush […]

May Mayhem

Friends of Freycinet

Dave Harris, our President and wordsmith, has summed it up well with this verse. They did not come from near                                                                       […]

March Muster for Freycinet

Friends of Freycinet

We lugged dead trees from paths, weeded sweet pittosporum and gorse, combed beaches for sea spurge, straightened fences, replaced posts, painted signs, spread mulch, built a table, visited Meetus and Harding Falls, fixed a gas bbq but most importantly we had a great time. Its remarkable how 10 volunteers from all over the state find […]

Opportunities in October

Friends of Freycinet

‘The Good Intent’ Freycinet in October The main intention in this, our third major workbee for the year, was to complete the volunteers tentsite. This comprises a very large deck built over an old concrete tank stand and extended out with posts concreted in and bearers with treated decking, and a privacy tea tree fence. It […]

A Coat of many Colours

Friends of Freycinet

(In Colourful Freycinet)  It was no ordinary PWS structure.  A team of architectural students designed it. We think the brief was to put as many fiddly bits on it as possible, and then paint it in 3 colours, green, blue and purple.  It is the cutest outdoor theatre projection box around.  It took 4 of […]

Thank you to “Vollies”

Friends of Freycinet

We have received this lovely thank you. From: Alison Lai <CEO@volunteeringtas.org.au> Subject: Congratulations to your volunteers Date: 19 May 2017 at 9:48:15 PM AEST To: “ssalier@bigpond.com” <ssalier@bigpond.com> Dear Sally My name is Alison Lai and I am the CEO of Volunteering Tasmania. Sally, I was reaching out to say congratulations on the work that you […]

Well done Chloe !

Friends of Freycinet

At the Freycinet National Park centenary festival, Miss Chloe Grace-Baker from the Swansea Primary School presented Wildcare Inc with a large tin of coins to the value of $202.00 for the Wildcare Save the Whale fund. This donation was collected from students and parent from the school.  Chloe was very clear that this donation was […]

A TRIUMVIRATE OF TASKS

Friends of Freycinet

A TRIUMVIRATE OF TASKS Schouten Island 3-17 January 2017 Campground Caring Periwinkle Poisoning Gorse Gnashing A Friends of Freycinet team were all packed and ready to go to Schouten in December for our usual working bee but strong winds and lumpy seas put paid to that. Luckily a vacancy in the Campground host program came […]

Friends of Freycinet – a year in review.

Friends of Freycinet

Annual report 2016 This report covers the calendar year 2016 Events The Branch continued to be very active in assisting the PWS with a wide range of Parks management tasks. Our Partnership Agreement with PWS stipulates that we have at least 5 working bees each year and whilst we have not achieved that this year […]


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