Walk for Wildcare

Tas Walking Company have created a ‘Walk for Wildcare’ on 6-11 May in which they commit to contribute $500 per guest directly to Wildcare. Guests are invited to use this iconic trek as a challenge to raise funds for Wildcare – find out more here.

Botanical Oasis in Richmond Village

Friends of the Margaret Mitchell Garden The Margaret Mitchell Garden is a native plant garden oasis in the heart of the village of Richmond.  The planting highlights Coal Valley plants and Tasmanian plants generally, and provides a peaceful place to sit and contemplate the natural world. It is a great place for children to wander […]

Do you have the Roadkill TAS App?

Sadly, the only Tasmanian devils many people have seen are those killed on our roads. There is a real need for consistent data collection and an understanding of roadkill, as it is the second biggest threat to the survival of the Tasmanian devil after devil facial tumour disease (DFTD). The new linking of data entered […]

Tas Volunteer Awards – Nominations OPEN

2020 Tas Volunteer Awards OPEN Volunteering Tasmania has announced the launch of the fifth annual Tasmanian Volunteering Awards, recognising volunteers across the state who make a difference within their community. Chief Executive Officer of Volunteering Tasmania, Lisa Schimanski encourages people to nominate a volunteer. “Volunteering has long been a driver of individual and community wellbeing, […]

Clean Up Australia Community Event at Cradle Mountain

A Clean Up Australia event will be held at Cradle Mountain on 1st March. The event is being organised by the Cradle Mtn Discovery Park in conjunction with the Parks and Wildlife Service. Anyone keen to support the Cradle Mountain Community is welcome to participate. Full details are on the Wildcare Calendar.https://wildcaretas.org.au/event/1000001616/ Registration is essential.

Call up for track-pruners at Lake St Clair

                   The Shadow Lake track is one of Tasmania’s 60 Great Short Walks  and commences at Lake St Clair, winds its way up through incredible towering snowgums, then crosses sub-alpine moorlands before arriving at Shadow Lake at an altitude of 950m. PWS Lake St Clair have put […]

Get Outside Monthly Walk

A great day was had by a group of young woman at Mt Field National Park. We enjoyed looking at tall trees and waterfalls. It was a very hot day and we enjoyed the cool of the forest and dipping their toes into the cold water. Thanks to Catholic care for working in partnership to […]

Better Fagus Viewing

Friends of Mt Field

Written by Adrian Blackman Secretary Friends of Mount Field This project involved completing the Lake Fenton Fagus Walk thereby providing easy access for fagus viewing. Fagus, Nothofagus gunnii, is also known as Deciduous Beech. It is a small tree endemic to Tasmania’s high country and is Australia’s only cold climate winter-deciduous tree. Beginning in autumn […]

Get Outside and have school holiday fun

This January, in partnership with CatholicCare, the Get Outside Program took 15 young people on a walk along the Alum Cliffs. The  Alum Cliff Track has long been a coastal path used by local people. In 1988 it was formally developed as part of Australia’s Bicentennial celebrations. The track, which climbs from Tyndall Beach (adjacent […]

Get Outside School Holiday Walk

The school holidays are sometimes a hard time for young people – especially if you are new to the country and don’t have friends or know where to go to have fun. The Get outside program this January, in partnership with the Migrant Resource Centre organised an event especially for children new to Tasmania. The […]

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