Chauncy Vale Wildlife Sanctuary Caretaker Program for 2019

The 400 hectare Chauncy Vale Wildlife Sanctuary features grassy woodlands, sandstone escarpments, caves, rich native bird diversity, and unique cultural heritage. At just 40 km from Hobart the reserve is accessible and frequented by bushwalkers, field naturalists, bird watchers, historians and family groups. This program is about establishing a roster of volunteers for periods of […]

Island Arks Symposium VI – Rottnest Island, Western Australia – 11-15th February 2019

The Organising Committee extends a warm invitation to Wildcare branches to attend Island Arks VI, the sixth symposium on island conservation, tourism and management. The Island Arks Symposium is a long standing, high level meeting for islanders, island managers, conservation ecologists and island eco-tourism operators. Since the first meeting in 2009 held on the Great Barrier […]

Out of the Elements

Friends of Mt Field

Lake Fenton  The weather prospects were a bit disconcerting, but the day turned out not too bad at all. Even at the exposed area at lake Fenton, which is subject to the brunt of any wind, there was no problem working, even though a bit blustery and chilly. Party at Belcher Hut, Lake Fenton Greg […]

All Done

Inglewood The last section of gorse was removed from the site along the southern side of the Inglewood Fire Trail. Over a 6 year period the 500 metre length on the south side of Inglewood Fire Trail has been cleared of Gorse. It has taken 16 sessions. Site before gorse removed photo Chris Woods Site […]

We’ve Had Some Wildtimes

It’s 20 years since Wildcare Inc. was formed. As part of the 20 year anniversary celebrations we’ve decided to publish all 60 past editions of our Wildtimes newsletter on the website. Find out, or remind yourself, what we’ve been doing during all of this time by checking out some of the earlier editions via the […]

Welcome Wildcare CEO


WELCOME TO SHARON SMITH, WILDCARE’S NEW CEO. Wildcare’s new CEO, Sharon Smith started this week and will be working part-time in the Wildcare Office. Sharon graduated in Economics from UTas and has a range of financial and governance qualifications. She has over 20 years senior corporate experience including strategy development, performance measurement, marketing and communications, financial […]

Mount Field Walkers Enjoy Improved Windy Moor Crossing

Friends of Mt Field

A new boardwalk has been completed at Mount Field National Park, to both protect the fragile alpine plants and improve walker experience. This ambitious project by the Friends of Mount Field has been completed both on time and on budget. Construction of a top quality boardwalk over Windy Moor now allows walkers to traverse this fragile and valuable […]

Suez Community Grants Open NOW

SUEZ believe strong and sustainable communities provide a better future for us all. They are passionate about helping communities, businesses, government and industry solve some of our toughest resource problems. Since 2014, the SUEZ Community Grants program has provided more than $575,000 to inspiring organisations and projects across Australia. In 2018, they will provide community groups, schools […]

May Mayhem

Friends of Freycinet

Dave Harris, our President and wordsmith, has summed it up well with this verse. They did not come from near                                                                       […]

Draining in the Rain at Melalueca

Draining in the Rain I’m draining in the rain It’s just raining in the drain What a glorious feeling I’m muddy again… I’m just dancing and diggin’ in the drain. Draining is an important part of the Friends of Melaleuca work program, the aim being to slow the pace of rust and rot by keeping houses, […]

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