Schouten Shenanigans

Friends of Freycinet

A few days in the life of a Freycinet volunteer. Schouten Island this time?  Fantastic, 8 days in paradise!  Pack a few days extra food in case. The 3-4 hour drive to Coles Bay is always pleasant and there are great wineries on the way for those extra supplies. An extra day is spent travelling, […]

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 […]

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 […]


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