Report on works at Sir John Falls

Friends of the Franklin River Branch members had a great time working on the old Hydro Hut at Sir John Falls on the Lower Gordon River between December 2019 and early March 2020. The aim of restoring this old hut is to provide an appealing place for the rafters to stay at the end of […]

SJF Hut Restoration Success by Working Together

The hut at Sir John Falls had been in a dangerous unusable condition for far too long considering there is a no other safe refuge for 30 kilometres of the Gordon River. The Friends of Macquarie Harbour had made it a high priority to not only make it a safe refuge but to enhance its […]

RACT – Wildcare Penguin Partnership

BirdLife Tasmania Convenor, Dr Eric Woehler, met with PWS and RACT staff, and tour operator Gordon River Cruises (GRC) in Strahan last month to discuss the recent decrease in Little Penguins on Bonnet Island in Macquarie Harbour. Tours have been visiting the island colony over the last decade or so, but the number of penguins […]

Friends of Pitt Water-Orielton Lagoon are back!

The Wildcare Friends of Pitt Water-Orielton Lagoon are back in action and commencing 2020 with a ‘Clean-up Pitt Water Shoreline’ event on Sunday 15th March.  (Click here to register). The event is expected to run from 9:30 am until 12:30 pm, with opportunity to have a drink and snack in the mid-morning. For those who […]

Shadow Lake Pruning

Last weekend, seven enthusiastic volunteers headed to Lake St Clair. The goal: To prune the track to Shadow Lake. They were joined by Parks and Wildlife staff, Graduate Ranger Hannah Waterhouse and Matt Broadfield Lake St Clair staff are planning for more working bees later in 2020. Keep an eye out on the Wildcare Calender […]

EOI’s open for Wildcare Board

CALLING FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST IN BOARD MEMBER POSITIONS OF WILDCARE TASMANIA 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 is seeking expressions of interest for […]

May 16 Wildcare Gathering at Cradle

Registrations for the Wildcare Gathering at Cradle Mountain Hotel on May 16th are now open! Click HERE for full details or contact Kim at memberservices@wildcaretas.org.au | 03 6165 4230 To register, go to the event in the Wildcare calendar. This free event is being funded from the Wildcare budget and subsidised by RACT. RACT Cradle […]

Walk for Wildcare

Tas Walking Company have created a ‘Walk for Wildcare’ on 6-11 May in which they commit to contribute $500 per guest directly to Wildcare. Guests are invited to use this iconic trek as a challenge to raise funds for Wildcare – find out more here.

Botanical Oasis in Richmond Village

Friends of the Margaret Mitchell Garden The Margaret Mitchell Garden is a native plant garden oasis in the heart of the village of Richmond.  The planting highlights Coal Valley plants and Tasmanian plants generally, and provides a peaceful place to sit and contemplate the natural world. It is a great place for children to wander […]

Do you have the Roadkill TAS App?

Sadly, the only Tasmanian devils many people have seen are those killed on our roads. There is a real need for consistent data collection and an understanding of roadkill, as it is the second biggest threat to the survival of the Tasmanian devil after devil facial tumour disease (DFTD). The new linking of data entered […]


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