You are invited to the AGM

It’s AGM time and we invite all friends to our gathering to hear about our last year’s successes, plans for the future and exciting roles on our committee. Feel free to distribute this invitation to your friends also. Its a great opportunity to come and chat and see what has happened since last you visited […]

A Year in the Life of Friends of Mt Field

By Adrian Blackman, FOMF Secretary For the Friends of Mount Field (FOMF), 2018 was a year of consolidation. The major project from last year was completed; time was also devoted to more routine and ongoing tasks. Thirty days (a record annual number) were spent doing these field activities and this equates to 942 volunteer-hours of […]

WILDCARE LIGHTHOUSE ISLAND GROUPS AT AWBF

Friends of Tasman Island

                          WILDCARE LIGHTHOUSE ISLAND GROUPS AT AWBF The three lighthouse island Wildcare groups – Friends of Deal, Maatsuyker and Tasman Island – will again have a presence at the biennial Australian Wooden Boat Festival.   Located on Franklin Wharf, we will be tucked behind Mure’s seafood restaurant and next door to Ushi Iceccream.  Go to […]

Join the Wildcare Board

Wildcare is seeking expressions of interest for up to 8 Board positions, including a Chair. (Our constitution requires that all elected positions come up for re-election each year). People who are attracted by Wildcare’s purpose around volunteering and raising funds to support Tasmania’s wild places and who have any of the following skills are encouraged […]

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, […]

Friends of Maatsuyker Island Newsletter

Fabulous reading in the latest edition of the FOMI Newsletter, including: Cataloguing Maatsuyker’s historic artefacts News from the current caretakers Seafarer’s Festival 2017-18 working bees Signal flags 2019 FOMI Committee Pennicott Foundation donation A huge thank you to Jill Moony for compiling this edition. Happy reading! FOMI_NL_DEC18_V5

Maatsuyker Island Day Trip

The Friends of Maatsuyker Island, Wildcare Inc. (FOMI) runs occasional boat trips to Maatsuyker Island to provide support to the Tasmania Parks & Wildlife Service (PWS) Volunteer Caretakers and the island operations. Boat landings are only planned for late summer/autumn to avoid the key seal breeding period and are permitted by PWS. There are limited […]

Visitor Centre Volunteer Program At Cradle Mountain

The Cradle Mountain Visitors Centre has welcomed Wildcare volunteers this summer.  Volunteers are an important part of the Parks & Wildlife visitor services team with the contribution enabling to extend the service and activities on offer. While the program is still running (to February), volunteers have assisted in delivering a visitor experience that is educational, […]

TASMAN ISLAND Expressions of Interest

Friends of Tasman Island

Friends of Tasman Island are now planning their next series of working bees. The first is set for 18-27 April this year.  The main focus will be the restoration of the verandah and sunroom on Lightkeepers’ Quarters No 3 as well as continuing with work to eradicate Californian thistle.  If you’re interested in volunteering for […]


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