Wildlife Rehab and Release projects completed

Wildlife rehabilitation is a specialised skill and while it can be very rewarding, it can also be time-consuming and emotionally taxing. Through the generous support of WIRES, Saffire Freycinet and regular donors, the Wildlife Rehab and Release cause of Wildcare’s Tasmanian Nature Conservation Fund supports the rehabilitation and release of Tasmania’s injured and orphaned native […]

Crag Care completed TNCF projects

During 2023, Crag Care completed two projects, funded through the Nature and World Heritage cause within the Tasmanian Nature Conservation Fund. 1. Development of education tools to support responsible combing practices and the protection of cliff nesting birds in Tasmania Posters and online materials were created by a professional illustrator to promote community awareness of […]

Weeding and Planting on Tamar Island

On a sunny 28th February morning, with dozens of ducks feeding and socialising at low tide Robyn, Nathan, Rod, Louise and Ann walked out to Tamar Island to be joined by PWS Field staff Jason and Brad for a few hours of very warm weeding, planting and watering. We checked and replaced the seedlings planted […]

Powering up the track-pruners at Cradle Mountain

Wildcare Cradle Mountain Volunteers have been involved with track-pruning of the day-walks in Cradle Mountain- Lake St Clair National Park for close to 10 years and this task will continue to be an integral part of their Volunteer Program Plan with the Parks and Wildlife Service (PWS). One of the 7 “Leave No Trace” Principles […]

Fight the Foxgloves

Are you concerned about the rampant spread of foxgloves in Tasmania? Now is your chance to respond to the Department of Natural Resources and Environment Tasmania’s Statement of Intent to declare foxglove (all Digitalis species) as a weed. Information can be found on the Department’s website by clicking on the following link and submissions are invited […]

Nest boxes successfully protecting Little penguins at Low Head

In March last year, we wrote this article about the installation of nest boxes to protect Little penguins at Low Head. The nest boxes were installed by students from three George Town schools as part of a community wide project coordinated by the Friends of Low Head Penguin Colony. (The Friends were formed following a […]

Stay a while, rest and enjoy the view

Sisters Beach Wildcare

A place to pause, or chat with friends (and make new ones!) Sisters Beach Wildcare have commenced a new season of planning, weeding and planting at the beautiful Sisters Beach Estuary and are pleased to be part of the Pause Place Project in Waratah-Wynyard Council – encouraging people to stay a while, rest and enjoy […]

Warm Welcome at Cradle Mountain Visitor Centre

Warm welcome at Cradle Mountain Visitor Centre Ever arrived at a holiday destination, maybe in a foreign country, not sure what to do and where to go? Or do you remember those anticipatory “ butterflies” when starting a new role, be it for work or as a volunteer.  A warm welcome can make all the […]

Wildcare Tasmanian Nature Conservation Fund Grants NOW OPEN!

THE TASMANIAN NATURE CONSERVATION FUND Open from 4th March – 4th April 2024! We’re pleased to announce that Wildcare’s Tasmanian Nature Conservation Fund (TNCF) is open to submissions for Round 1 of 2024 grants. The Wildcare Tasmanian Nature Conservation Fund Grants open twice per year. The Wildcare Tasmanian Nature Conservation Fund Prospectus provides information about […]

‘Get Outside’ – Connecting new migrants and refugees with nature

‘Get Outside’ is a community group and branch of Wildcare Tas. who facilitate nature-based experiences for refugees and new migrants to Tasmania, to connect to place and to each other. Get Outside has been operating since 2012, taking well over 1,000 refugees and migrants on bush walks, outdoor events and camps and training many young […]

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