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Replacement of Cockle Creek bridge


Visitors to Cockle Creek in Tasmania's Far South are advised that the Cockle Creek bridge will be closed from approximately 14 July to the end of August 2014, while the old bridge is removed and a replacement bridge is constructed.More

Firewood theft can be costly


The Parks and Wildlife Service (PWS) is warning that unlawfully cutting trees for firewood on reserved land can be a costly exercise and that remote cameras are being used to catch offenders.More

Caretakers wanted for island's historic site


Fancy spending a few weeks at the fascinating Quarantine Station on Bruny Island? The Parks and Wildlife Service (PWS) and Wildcare Inc Friends of Bruny Island Quarantine Station are seeking volunteer caretakers for the station for the 2014/15 summer.More

Summer Discovery Ranger Program

 Play, learn, discover, experience, enjoy!

Summer school holidays - 2014/2015

A Discovery Ranger will be available and will offer free fun and educational activities at the following locations:

  • Arthur-Pieman
  • Mt Willaiam/North East reserves
  • Bay of Fires/St Helens
  • Cradle Mountain
  • Freycinet
  • Greater Hobart
  • Maria Island
  • Mt Field 
  • Narawantapu/Central North Coast
  • Northwest
  • Bruny Island 
  • Tasman Peninsula 
  • Cockle Creek/Hasting Cave
  • There will also be Penguin and Shearwater Guides at: 

  • Bruny Island Neck 
  • Lillico Beach Conservation Area 
  • Clifton Beach Conservation Area - Cape Deslacs 

Detailed programs will be provided nearer the time.