Cradle Mountain Weekend Working Bee – In Photos

Wildcare Cradle Mountain Volunteers Working Bee –  6th and 7th of April Snow pole preparation:   Mt Kate Hut Ceiling and Maintenance:           —————————————————————————————————————————————————— Track work Pruning:  

Visitor Centre Volunteer Program At Cradle Mountain

The Cradle Mountain Visitors Centre has welcomed Wildcare volunteers this summer.  Volunteers are an important part of the Parks & Wildlife visitor services team with the contribution enabling to extend the service and activities on offer. While the program is still running (to February), volunteers have assisted in delivering a visitor experience that is educational, […]

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.        

Twisted Lakes Snowpole Project

It’s UP, UP and AWAY with the Twisted Lakes Snowpole Project! During this week’s working bee, Wildcare Cradle Mountain Volunteers are installing new snowpoles on the Twisted Lakes Track.  This project is made possible by a Wildcare Board of Management Internal Grant (to purchase the snowpoles). With increased visitor numbers, particularly during fagus time, the snowpoles […]

WILDCARE at Cradle Mtn – 20 years on. AGM and BBQ

In 1998, CARes- Cradle Mountain was the first WILDCARE CARes ( Community Action in Reserves) group to form within a Tasmanian National Park.  Twenty years later, the WILDCARE Cradle Mountain Volunteers branch continues the strong tradition of volunteers working in partnership with PWS Cradle Mtn-Lake St Clair. The new programme of volunteer activities, planned by Wildcare Cradle Mountain Volunteers in conjunction with PWS […]

Round the Twist

Members of the Wildcare Cradle Mountain Volunteers were again active in the Valley on the weekend of 12-13 May: Wild and Twisted The Twisted Lakes Adopt-a-Track project AKA “the Wild and Twisted Project” is a recent partner initiative between our Branch and PWS Cradle Mountain. We first commenced work on the 2.5 km Twisted Lakes […]

Lakes and Aches

Four members of Wildcare Cradle Mountain Volunteers headed south to Lake St Clair for a premiere track clearing working bee with PWS Field Officer Matt Broadfield, hoping to prune between Shadow Lake and Lake St Clair. Two days of ‘back-aching’ work resulted in only 4.5km of the 6km being cleared of overgrown vegetation which means another trip […]

I’m Working in Sunshine (Wow!) and Don’t it Feel Good

I’m Working in Sunshine (Wow!) and Don’t it Feel Good* The annual spring volunteering program at Cradle Valley traditionally delivers a wide range of interesting weather conditions to be either enjoyed or confronted by participants. Last year’s was particularly challenging with the first week being cancelled due to storm activity and the second week being […]

Take a Dose of Con’s Environment Potion

Con Rhee is a member of the Wildcare Cradle Mountain Volunteers. He is also a photographer who has “discovered how to capture art in nature”. As much as his panels look like “works of art”  his images are not manipulated and are true representations of reality. Reality, in this case being the Tasmanian environment, with a  focus on lakes, rivers and […]


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