Almost Through the Thickest

Thark to Devils Link The weather was ideal for working with some cloud and sun at times making a pleasant temperature. Insects were not notable except there were a few mosquitoes about at morning break and lunch but were not much bother. Most of the length we worked at clearing was dense vegetation making it […]

SEEKING BOARD MEMBERS (TO HELP US STAND OUT IN THE FIELD)

WILDCARE TAS IS SEEKING BOARD MEMBERS Are you looking for a fresh leadership opportunity? Do you have the skills, experience, philosophical connection and time to commit to guiding an established not for profit charity making a genuine difference to wild Tasmanian places? Wildcare Tasmania is a powerhouse team of volunteers, financial donors and staff supporting […]

Technology Teaser

Have you ever wanted to get better at collecting data in the field but don’t know where to start? Two Wildcare groups, Friends of Maatsuyker Island and Friends of GIS, are showcasing how they have joined forces to get better at collecting data using mobile phones and tablets. This morning session gives you tips and […]

Thark to Devils Link

Wildcare’s Friends of Wellington Park established with the aim of maintaining and enhancing the flora and fauna of the park that includes Hobart’s major natural icon – Mt Wellington, and to educate Park users of the high biodiversity values and ways to protect them. While their main focus has been on weed control/eradication, their work […]

Tasmanian Volunteering Awards – Nominations Open

Nominations for the Tasmanian Volunteering Awards 2021 are now open! The sixth annual Tasmanian Volunteering Awards are the only state-wide awards program showcasing inspiring stories and recognising excellence in volunteering. After a particularly challenging year for many people, there is no better time to thank, recognise, and acknowledge the incredible efforts of volunteers, volunteer managers […]

Schouten Shenanigans

Friends of Freycinet

Friends of Freycinet December 2020 working bee We may have to change the name because with all the work done we did not have the time or the energy for shenanigans (at least that I know of). Adverse boating weather meant we spent a day undertaking all manner of jobs within the Park, including weeding […]

Birthday gift to OBP’s – thank you Miles!

Meet Miles. He generously donated $640 from his 9th birthday money to the Orange-bellied parrot cause of Wildcare’s Tasmanian Nature Conservation Fund. Miles said that he chose to donate to the Orange-bellied parrots “….. because they are critically endangered, and also, well, they are pretty cute. I was trying to look for the rarest thing […]

Back at Last

Friends of Mt Field

Lake Fenton Track For the first day back working in the park one of the easier tasks was chosen, to clear some of the minor overgrowth along the track beside Lake Fenton. The day was fine and mild until a dew spots of rain as we were finishing lunch, but that was all over within […]

FoTI’s December Newsletter

Check out FoTI’s latest Newsletter at https://wildcaretas.org.au/wp-content/uploads/2020/12/FoTI-Newsletter-23-December-2020-final-pdf.pdf .


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