Take in the scenery

Explore. Stanley local Bruce Wooldrage takes pride in his backyard and exploring all it has to offer.  The 76-year-old is an advocate for enjoying the great outdoors, especially in your own region.  He often wanders Tatlows and Godfreys beaches, the streets of Stanley and the golf course in his afternoon strolls. The Nut State Reserve …

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Backyard inspiration for learning

Career. Jye Crosswell is in his element working with Parks and Wildlife Service. A Marrawah local, the 22-year-old recently graduated from a four year Bachelor of Marine and Antarctic Science degree at the University of Tasmania in Hobart. Now, as an Aboriginal discovery ranger based along the north west coast, working in his own backyard …

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The great outdoors

Fun. This summer, discover hidden rock pool gems, why the ocean needs to stay healthy and how to look after the environment. Throughout the month of January, Parks and Wildlife Service is running its annual Discovery Ranger Program. Offering locals and visitors alike the chance to learn about the natural wonders that surround, the program …

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Adhere to all fire bans

Parks. Parks and Wildlife Service urges caution on the use of campfires this summer. Being aware of fire conditions, restrictions in place and ensuring campfires are used and managed appropriately is an important way to reduce the risk of bushfires, says fire duty officer Eddie Staier.    “If we are experiencing hot, dry and windy …

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APCA committee tenders

Managers. The state government is calling for expressions of interest to enable the reinstatement of the Arthur-Pieman Conservation Area Management Committee. Liberal Member for Braddon Joan Rylah said on Saturday the committee will be reinstated as soon as possible. “This committee was established under the current management plan for the Arthur-Pieman Conservation Area and it …

1 year ago

Celebrating Seniors Week in nature

Event. They have paved the way for the generations that follow, and now it is time for our seniors to enjoy a little rest and relaxation. Seniors Week, on from Monday October 16 to Sunday October 22, is a celebration run by COTA Tasmania which this year is partnering with Parks and Wildlife Service to …

1 year ago

New Dip Falls viewing experience

Upgrade. The visitor experience at Dip Falls will soon be enhanced with the construction of new stairs, allowing visitors to admire the spectacular view and natural wonder of the falls. Earlier this year, Parks and Wildlife Service called for tenders for the construction of stairs to access the viewing platform. The $178,000 contract for the …

2 years ago
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Restoration transformation

Renovation. Highfield Historic Site at Stanley has undergone a $430,000 restoration project to conserve buildings and install a commercial kitchen at the threshing barn. Parks and Wildlife Service north-west regional manager Nic Deka said the barn, which was originally two buildings dating back to 1828 and 1838, was the focus of the conservation and restoration …

2 years ago

Discover the fun 

Program. Alrighty kids, if it’s fun you’re looking for then keep reading! Over the next two weeks, a free summer holiday program is taking place all over Circular Head thanks to the Parks and Wildlife Service. The Discovery Ranger program will see Ranger Em out and about running activities all over the coast. She’ll also …

2 years ago

Weeds be gone

Environment. The Green Army is on a mission to revegetate the Nut State Reserve. A government-funded initiative supported by Manpower and Landcare Australia, the program is a conservation movement that supports local environmental and heritage projects. Parks and Wildlife Service will host the group for two six-month stints at the local reserve. With a duty …

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