Easier and Closer Option

With the weather forecast not looking ideal and showers showing up on the radar to the south west, it was decided to just confine ourselves to clearing some vegetation and making minor repairs on the Thark Ridge track. The original destination of Devils Throne required an hour and a half just to walk there and […]

Cradle Mountain Meet and Greet Volunteers Program

Cradle Mountain Visitors Centre wants you! Are you able to give 3 or more days per stint at Cradle as part of a dedicated group enhancing the visitor experience? Do you enjoy talking to people; Have knowledge of Cradle Mountain and the walking activities available? This may be the Volunteering opportunity for you. Parks and […]

October Opportunities

Imagine       Imagine a world unpolluted with rubbish. Cannot imagine that? Well, how about a major slice of our beautiful East Coast cleaned up? I can imagine that! Apparently a lot of other people have vivid imaginations too because NRM and local councils, community organisations and businesses all up and down the east coast have […]

Cradle Mountain Working Bee – Come Join us!

Cradle Mountain Working Bee. Love spending time in the great outdoors? Keen, fit and available to join us for the annual Cradle Mountain Volunteer program? This will be held between Monday 19th November to the 7th December in three week blocks and volunteers can participate in walking track & hut maintenance, installing snow poles, vegetation […]

Meet Wildcare Lighthouse Stations Fund Co-founder Craig Parsey

The WILDCARE Lighthouse Stations Fund supports the care and maintenance of the lighthouse stations on Bruny Island and around Tasmania. Co-founder of the Fund, Craig Parsey grew up as a child in Lightstations around Tassie – Maatsuyker Island, Eddystone Pt, Low Head and Cape Bruny. (His first school was at Bruny). Here is the story […]

Last Bit Done

Mount Connection With two hedge trimmers in use together with hand loppers, we managed to clear 300 metres of track. Whist this was happening others used loppers and saws on bushes where needed. In one section bauera was removed and it will be quite some time before those parts will need another trim. This completes […]

WILDCARE at Cradle Mtn – 20 years on. AGM and BBQ

In 1998, CARes- Cradle Mountain was the first WILDCARE CARes ( Community Action in Reserves) group to form within a Tasmanian National Park.  Twenty years later, the WILDCARE Cradle Mountain Volunteers branch continues the strong tradition of volunteers working in partnership with PWS Cradle Mtn-Lake St Clair. The new programme of volunteer activities, planned by Wildcare Cradle Mountain Volunteers in conjunction with PWS […]

Thank you to a special volunteer

Friends of Freycinet

For over 16 years volunteer Mike Bowden has dedicated himself to many administration tasks for the Wildcare Headquarters on a daily basis. “I have known Mike for as long as he has volunteered for Wildcare looking after membership information. He’s always been very committed to members and helpful to staff and the stalwart of the Wildcare […]

Friends of Deal Island celebrate 20 years

Friends of Deal Island

Celebrate 20 years of volunteering on Deal Island at the Friends of Deal AGM and General Meeting to be held in Ross on Saturday 27 October. The AGM will start at 11am followed by a brief general meeting. Lunch will be byo plate to share, with lots of memorabilia in the way of photos, journals, […]

Keep Australia Beautiful Recognition

     The Macquarie Harbour Shoreline Clean-up Steering Committee have been nominated for the Keep Australia Beautiful Tasmania Clean Beaches Award. The 2018 Macquarie Harbour Shoreline Clean-up was an outstanding achievement and wouldn’t have been possible without the support and commitment of participating organisations and it is a great honour to be nominated for this Award. […]

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