Get Outside Goes to the Tasman

The Get Outside Program recently joined another Wildcare Group to check out the Tasmanian Wildlife Fair and explore the Tasman Peninsular It was a great opportunity for Get Outside participants to see what other Wildcare groups are doing around the state – and show them a pathway for them for further volunteering in the future. […]

27 degrees on kunanyi – luckily we were in the shade.

The Get Outside program ran a school holiday walk for seventeen people this week from The Springs to the Octopus Tree via Sphinx Rock on Mount Wellington.Fourteen young people, two workers from Catholic Care and a volunteer came along for the fun. The young people were part of a homework club and this was a […]

10 out of 10 Get Outside

Today we took people from Turkey, Honduras, China, Myanmar, Thailand and England on a walk through tall trees, giant tree ferns and stunning waterfalls. None of these people had been to a national park before and were all very happy to learn about how Tasmanians love their parks. There were good discussions about rubbish in […]

Spring Walks

Twenty nine people today went to Mt Field today, most for the first time. They were students studying English at Tas TAFE. The weather was stunning. There was blue sky, sunshine, huge waterfalls and of course magnificent tall trees. Twenty five  of the people had never been on a bush-walk before and many photos were […]

Hut building in the bush with young people

School holidays are sometimes not fun for kids from backgrounds that are a bit tough. Recently the Get Outside Program partnered with Clarence City Council Rokeby Community Centre to assist with their school holiday program to go bush. 18 young people aged below 14 , 4 youth works and Jodie Epper Program Coordinator had a […]

Snow fight on kunyani / Mt Wellington

25 young people had their first snow fight on a recent Wildcare Get Outside Event to kunyani  – the mountain above Hobart.  The Get Outside Branch of Wildcare aims to introduce nature experiences to people new to the state.” If you are unfamiliar with our amazing outdoor life here in Tasmania and don’t know how […]

Bollywood dancing – Mt Field National Park

Who would have thought that Bollywood dancing and a national park could be partners?  – well they can and it was excellent . The “ Mt Field Music in the Park” event was made possible by a grant from the Bennelong Foundation and to great partnerships with the Tasmanian Parks and Wildlife Service and healthy Tasmania. 57 […]

Solstice in the bush at night

Get Outside Fire Event  Most Tasmanians are use to having a bonfire and celebrating the end to long night of winter with a bonfire. Imagine, you are new to Tasmania, new to the southern hemisphere, and new to living at 42 degrees south where the nights in winter are long. You wonder where all the […]

19 people and 190 swans

19 people watching 190 swans – Lake Dulverton Oatlands   19 people gathered in Oatlands recently to look at birds, meet locals and visit animals on a farm. They were part of Wildcare’s Get Outside Program. Wildcare Inc is a volunteer group that assists thousands of volunteers across Tasmania with projects aimed at conservation of […]

Those trees are so tall

Tall Trees Walk – Mt Field National Park The sounds of people talking, the soft wind through the trees and the crunch of people’s feet as they scuff their way through the long strips of bark lining the Tall Trees walk. On Monday 11th March 2019, 34 people led by the Get Outside Leader Sara […]


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