Historical Eagle Creek Track Cleanup

The Wildcare Friends of Macquarie Harbour and Waterways will be conducting a clean up of the historical Eagle Creek Track beginning April 12th over three days and two nights. Transportation will be provided by “Stormbreaker.” All gear and provisions need to be self provided. Joining the Franklin and Gordon Rivers, this is part of the […]

Join the Macquarie Harbour Clean-up

From the 7th – 11th April Volunteers, industry, stakeholders and the community are joining together to collect marine debris from beaches and coves in Macquarie Harbour, to prevent harm to our wildlife and the environment. If you’d like to join in, go to this link to register. Clean-up teams will collect marine debris from remote […]

Betsys Bay Track Tour and Track Clean up

For your viewing pleasure a bird’s eye view of Betsys Bay and walking track to the Tasmania’s west coast. Drone footage around the Bay then walk to the Wild West Coast on beaut sunny day. Walking track to the Great Southern Ocean from Betsys Bay in Macquarie Harbour located about 10 NM south of Strahan. […]

Betsys Bay Track Cleanup

This beautiful walk linking Macquarie Harbour to the wild west coast has long been a bit of eye sore caused by human trash, mainly beer cans! Admittedly some empties were used to mark the few difficult parts of an otherwise easy to follow track. BUT thanks to Jack and Jude, Wildcare Friends of Macquarie Harbour, […]

Finding the Farm at Farm Cove

In January 2016, Macquarie Harbour was simultaneously attacked by several small fires. The one at Goulds Point at the tip of Farm Cove exposed the farm used by Sarah Island Convicts circa 1825. After those fires were extinguished, each time we’d sail past those burnt hills we wondered what historical treasures might be revealed. A […]

Macquarie Harbour Clean-Up

Saturday 1 April – Wednesday 5 April, 2017 Marine debris collected from 80 km of shoreline Over five days, volunteers, industry, and stakeholders joined together to collect marine debris from beaches and coves to prevent harm to wildlife and environment. Clean-up teams collected marine debris from remote beaches that can only be accessed by boat, […]