Friends of the Penguin Cradle Trail Newsletter – Issue 3 Read about the recent work of Wildcare Friends of the Penguin Cradle Trail volunteers and exciting announcements in the March 2020 issue of Friends of the Penguin Cradle Trail Newsletter here.
Category: WILDCARE Friends of the Penguin Cradle Trail
Perhaps lesser known than its popular rival experiences, the Penguin Cradle Trail is a 76-km bush walk from the seaside town of Penguin through to Cradle Mountain. It primarily follows the valley of the Leven River, taking in the Dial Range and is a 5-7 day adventure, with the option to hop on and […]
On 6th April, the Wildcare Friends of the Penguin Cradle Trail will be hosting a celebration of 40 years since the Trail’s establishment. (See calendar event here) If you have been involved, want to know more, or are generally interested in the area, then please join us to celebrate this wonderful achievement and the work done by […]
“Wildcare is a brilliant organisation for channelling volunteer programmes and an excellent vehicle for attracting external funding.” This is the story of a very special Tasmanian walking experience and a very special person who has been behind it all the way – Greig Clarke – Champion of the Penguin Cradle Trail. “In the late 1960s, […]
North West Tasmania suffered a rain event in June 2016 that caused major flooding in many areas. The Penguin Cradle Trail suffered damage. The Leven River catchment has been affected and in places the water was 6 to 8 metres above normal river levels. The major bridges damaged or missing in the Gunns Plains / […]
Events for 2016 This last year was very busy with many short notice meetings of the exec and brochure / map committee (every couple of weeks for several months in a row) so it wasn’t feasible to notify all members. Hopefully when the brochure is complete we can get back to some form of normality. […]
This information is correct at Sept 2016. We hope to have an update available early December 2016. North West Tasmania suffered a rain event in June 2016 that caused major flooding in many areas. The Penguin Cradle Trail has also suffered damage. The Leven River catchment has been hard hit and in places the water […]