Spotlight on Friends of Wellington Park

By Stephen Mattingley The Friends of Wellington Park were formed in 2002 as the “Wellington Park Bushcare Group”.  They are both a Wildcare branch and a Hobart Council Bushcare Group. With more than 100 members, the group works in many areas of Wellington Park from north to south (see map below) and nearby Hobart and […]

Wildcare Tasmanian Nature Conservation Fund Grants 2022 – Round 1 Open!

THE TASMANIAN NATURE CONSERVATION FUND (TNCF) IS OPEN! We’re pleased to announce that Wildcare’s Tasmanian Nature Conservation Fund is open to receive applications for Round 1 of 2022, from 4th April to 12pm, 12th May. The Wildcare Tasmanian Nature Conservation Fund Grants open twice per year, in March- April and Oct-Nov. The Wildcare Tasmanian Nature […]

2021 Annual Report

During 2021…. What did Wildcare groups do and how much time did they spend doing it? What projects were funded by Wildcare’s Tasmanian Nature Conservation Fund? Find out in Wildcare Tasmania’s Annual Report as it takes you behind the scenes of 2021 – including reports from Chair and Wildcare’s CEO. Access the Annual Report here. […]


Dear FROTHI members, We’re excited to report another windswept, wild adventure awaits on Three Hummock Island! We’re looking for a keen group of volunteers to join us for our 2nd annual working bee pulling Sea Spurge on beaches around Three Hummock Island April 30 – May 5. The working bee objectives are to collect as much Sea […]


Issue No. 64 of our annual magazine ‘Wildtimes’ is here! In it, we celebrate our volunteers, Wildcare groups, donors and supporters. Full of stories to lift your spirits and hopefully inspire you to become part of the action. We’d like to thank all those who contributed and all whose support, enthusiasm and active volunteering generate […]

Friends of Tamar Island Wetlands Reserve – winners in the Great Regional City Challenge

Friends of Tamar Island Wetlands Reserve (FoTIWR) were recently successful in receiving funding through the Great Regional City Challenge for a project to renovate the Cormiston Creek track. The Great Regional City Challenge asks the region (Greater Launceston, Tamar and Meander Valleys) to submit projects and then vote for those that will best help the […]

Weekly Walkers on a Wednesday

The Wildcare Get Outside Weekly Walkers project is now in full swing. Wildcare Get Outside Volunteers meet up with people studying English at Tas TAFE and go for a30 minute walk around the city looking for natural places. So far we have found the Cenotaph and the Hobart waterfront. The aim of the program ( […]

Wildcare Weekly Walkers on Wednesdays

Wildcare Get Outside Volunteers met today in the hot sun to meet each other and get prepared for an exciting new project – Weekly Walking with Students studying English. The aim of the program is to link up with language students as they finish their daily lessons, and go for a short walk, make friends […]

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