Link, Learn and Lunch!

Community volunteers caring for our natural resources across the Cradle Coast region are invited to join ‘Link, Learn and Lunch’ – a FREE event hosted by Cradle Coast Authority NRM and supported by Landcare Tasmania and Wildcare Tasmania. The day will include presentations from diverse community NRM groups and plenty of time to catch up […]

Protecting peaty Mt Beattie

In 2021, Wildcare’s Tasmanian Nature Conservation Fund made a grant to the Friends of Melaleuca (the Friends) for remediation of deteriorated bushwalking track on Mt Beattie in southwest Tasmania. Boating visitors use the track to climb the mountain, which gives great views of Melaleuca Inlet, Bathurst Harbour, the surrounding mountains and Port Davey. This use […]

Introducing Eucalyptus ovata – Part 1

Introduction As far as endangered species go in Tasmania, it’s normally the birds and mammals that get most of the attention. We all know about the plight of swift parrots, Tasmanian devils and that a leading cause of a species’ decline is a loss of suitable habitat. What we don’t often think about, is that […]

Showcasing magnificent SW Tasmania

Come along to to support Friends of Melaleuca’s fundraiser at Moonah Arts Centre, 23-27 Albert Road Moonah Thursday 25th May, 7.00pm Wildcare volunteer group Friends of Melaleuca will be showcasing stunning images, stories, live and recorded music inspired by Southwest Tasmania. Amid the spectacular images, hear about “A piano’s wilderness odyssey”; Nigel Westlake’s “Spirit of […]

Friends of Tamar Island Wetlands Reserve – Cormiston Creek Track Renovation

In 2022 Friends of Tamar Island Wetlands Reserve was successful in winning community support through the  Great Regional City Challenge for the renovation of Cormiston Creek Track. This short track (about 900 m) runs from Riverside to the car park of the Tamar Island Wetlands Reserve, which is one of those precious pieces of Launceston […]

Friends of Melaleuca’s 15th Working Bee!

Wildcare Friends of Melaleuca have been working closely with the Tasmanian Parks and Wildlife Service since 2009 to care for, maintain and interpret natural and historic heritage at Melaleuca and Claytons Corner in Southwest Tasmania. There are no roads to this area, the waterways being the local means of transport, giving the place its unique […]

New Volunteer Profile – Meet Lesley

There are lots of ways of being a Wildcare volunteer and all are welcome! Joining a group is a great way to get to know your local environment or to immerse yourself in a place you love to visit that is further from home. Perhaps your interest is in a particular species – the Orange-bellied […]

Celebrate FOMI’s 20 Years

Invitation to celebrate the Friends of Maatsuyker Island Wildcare Inc. (FOMI) 20 Years FOMI is celebrating its 20th birthday in 2023! Come and visit our exhibition, showcasing FOMI’s achievements to care and protect Maatsuyker Island’s natural and historic values, at the Maritime Museum of Tasmania (16 Argyle St, Hobart). The exhibition is open to the […]

Are you the next Wildcare Tasmania CEO?

  Are you the right person to be the next Wildcare Tasmania CEO? This is a unique and important role and we’re looking for a leader with ‘range’ – someone who has a broad spectrum of strategic and business experience and skills. You’ll need to enjoy the challenge of adapting and making good decisions with […]

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