Getting Closer to the Devil

Devils Throne This is one of the harder assignments we undertake, simply because it is a 2 hour walk to get there. And the more we cut the further away it becomes. It was a warm day but not uncomfortably so, and we managed to clear about 230 metres of track. Much of it was […]

Friends of Maria Island Hello Volunteers, Goodbye Weeds

Friends of Maria Island

Weeding Broom and Sea Spurge on Maria Is. Nov. 2018 by Anne and Peter Booth Daisies cleared Pt. Lesueur – Pete, Chris and Ros On our latest working bee in November we welcomed two ‘first-timers’ to our group, although it transpired that many years ago they had done research work on the island’s Native-hens and […]

Tasman Island’s 1st time Volunteer & Poet

Friends of Tasman Island

Article by Erika Shankley, Poetry by Mike Manning, Photography by Amanda Thomson and Brett Hall Brick Layer and Poet, Mike Manning  I’m on the way to Tasman I get picked up on the way I would have taken my own car But they have no parking bay. Up in this chopper An exciting time to […]

Last Stop Before Home…Upcoming Event….All Welcome

All are welcome to come along and join us in the fun and learning. We are  commemorating the return of 9000 Tasmanian soldiers from World War 1 to Bruny Island to be QUARANTINED! Information on the soldiers, games of the era, light refreshments of the era, unveiling of reproduction tent city features and enjoying the […]

Visit the Valley this Year

We’ve been repainting the place: ​     Pruning the tracks: ​     Repairing the boardwalk wire:   ​     Rebuilding the fence (at the Mt Kate Hut): ​   ​       Revegetating some degraded areas (near Lake Lea and the helipad): ​       Taking the boat for a […]

Christmas at Cradle

     Wildcare Cradle Mountain Elves ( Volunteers) have been VERY busy! It looks like they had a very productive, rewarding and enjoyable time on the recent November working bee. Interested in volunteering at Cradle Mountain in 2019? Join our Branch here.        

Friends of Maatsuyker Island Working Bee – Expressions of Interest

Dear Friends of Maatsuyker Island, The Friends of Maatsuyker Island (FOMI) Wildcare are calling for Expressions of Interest for the Maatsuyker Island Working Bee to be held Tuesday 26 February to Friday 8 March 2019. Information and application form attached. Please send applications to Marina Campbell (FOMI President): wildcaremaatsuyker@gmail.com Maat works March 2019 Applicants Information […]

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, […]

EOI Get Outside Program Coordinator

Get Outside Program Co-ordinator – Calling for Expressions of Interest How does this sound for a job – introducing refugees and migrants in Tasmania’s wilderness through shared human experiences. Allowing our natural areas to heal, teach and inspire while you walk, picnic, dance, play and conserve. Wildcare Tasmania is seeking a suitably qualified and experienced […]


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