Our first session at Boneseed and Boxthorn Attack on Shark Point on Sunday 18th April Our group made a significant impact on the long established stand of these noxious invasive weed shrubs in mid-April. Our mission is to eventually remove these plants from this area as they have excluded the native shrubs and understorey from […]
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Annika loves koalas. And while she knows that koalas are not native to Tasmania, she was delighted recently, to visit one at Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary. When Annika turned six, she had a party – as one does! And in an outstanding act of generosity – instead of gifts, Annika asked for gold coin donations towards […]
WILDCARE SPRATS Sea sPurge Remote Area TeamS! The Wildcare group, Sea sPurge Remote Area TeamS (SPRATS), is a self-managing group of volunteers working in partnership with the Tasmanian Parks and Wildlife Service (PWS). For the last 15 years the group’s main objective has been to control and if possible eradicate the ecosystem-transforming weeds sea spurge […]
There is now a new track from Thark Ridge to Devils Throne. On reaching the prominent saddle on Thark Ridge the new track is some 50 metres further south, where it then heads west for 730 metres to join the existing track to Devils Throne. The new track is a safer walk and with a […]
The report on the Friends of Wellington Park 2020 year is online for you to read.
THE TASMANIAN NATURE CONSERVATION FUND (TNCF) IS OPEN! We’re pleased to say that the Tasmanian Nature Conservation Fund (formerly known as the Wildcare Gift Fund) is open to receive grant applications from April 5th to 5pm April 30th. Who may apply? Applications may be made by Wildcare groups or Wildcare’s partners, such as the Parks […]
The weather forecast for the week ahead didn’t look all that promising – showers and rain most days – but undeterred a group of keen volunteers assembled at Freycinet on the Monday morning. Unfortunately, Ranger Fee was away sick all week, however Rangers Nick and Steve W filled in capably and kept us all on […]
In this day and age it seems that the technology changes almost every year and for some Wildcare groups that can be a hassle. Whilst always trying to make best use of our funds, sometimes it is frustrating when the technology rolls on and leaves us behind. Friends of GIS support a few groups with […]
This year Phillip Island (Vic) is hosting the 2021 Island Arks Symposium VII, offering a great opportunity for local conservation groups, tourism and wildlife organisations to engage on island conservation and management. This highly regarded event attracts delegates from across Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific region for ranger teams, Traditional Custodians, community groups, practitioners, […]
The report on the Friends of Mount Field activities for 2020 is online at this link.