Schouten Shenanigans?

Friends of Freycinet

You be the judge. There were ten participants who had been on too many working bees together and generated a lot of nonsense. We had a fairly rowdy dinner at the pub to start with. Getting to the island involved us and three boatloads of gear utilizing both the PWS boat and the Aqua Taxi […]

Frenetic at Freycinet

Friends of Freycinet

Yes, we were frenetic but were not disorganized. Much forethought had been given by Parks and Wildlife (PWS) staff to the tasks and resources assigned for the week. Thirteen participants were involved and we were housed in very comfortable PWS staff quarters. Fraternal! We welcomed three new faces and they all said they would be […]

It started with cakes and ended with a bbq…..

Friends of Freycinet

The August Working Bee 5-9 August 2019 After goodness knows what time in the morning we started from Launceston and Hobart, by 11.30am on Monday we were tucking into cakes and cream supplied by Fiona and Natasha from PWS at the Freycinet Field Centre. What were we doing after that? Oh yes, paperwork and preparation […]

Friends of Freycinet ‘The Mayhem’

Friends of Freycinet

What better way to mark National Volunteer Week than to have a week long working bee at the same time?  Was that planned?  You bet! On arrival at the Freycinet Visitors and Field Centre we were met by a large welcoming sign and two scrumptious cakes made by PWS staff members Fiona and Natasha, (known […]

20th Anniversary Celebrations at Freycinet

Friends of Freycinet

     by Adrian Sullivan There were 2 big things to happen at the beginning of March. One was that we all have the best time as you can read below. The other was that we changed the constitution of Wildcare. A little about that first and then you can read for your dessert about the […]

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 […]


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