Music in the Wilderness with Friends of Get Outside

The Get Outside leaders met on a cold Saturday to plan the next years program. It was a great reunion with Jodie Epper returning from her 15 month volunteering position in Indonesia. We discussed our aims, dreams and wants for the year. We went to Taroona beach. The Get Outside Program is set up for […]

Thick and Green

Friends of Mt Field

An area at the Mount Mawson ski tow in Mount Field National Park had undergone some heavy earthworks in 2013 or early 2014 as part of slope grooming. It was then sown with alpine grass seed with some success and covered in a loose hessian. Naturally growth is slow at this 1200m altitude and animal […]

Friends of Maatsuyker Island Strategic Plan 2018-2021

Friends of Maatsuyker Island

We care about Maatsuyker Island. Even if some of us never go there, we want to know that the historic buildings are being conserved, the Aboriginal heritage is acknowledged and respected, and the Island’s animals, plants and marine environment are protected. See the Friends of Maatsuyker Island Strategic Plan 2018-2021 for more information about FOMI’s vision, […]

Bruny Is Quarantine Station 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 […]

Big Teeth at Melaleuca!

Friends of Melaleuca WILDCARE

BIG TEETH!  by Janet Fenton Oh rats! I checked the Friends of Melaleuca hardware supplies at Melaleuca in January, and was surprised by fragments of orange leather. The gloves! Someone’s got busy teeth. Long-tailed mice are the prime suspects, having been the culprits for minor offences around Melaleuca on frequent occasions. This small native mammal, […]

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 […]


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, […]

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