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Celebrating the achievements of landcarers


The Tamar Island Wetland Cares Volunteer Group has been recognised in the 2017 Landcare Tasmania Awards.More

Horsetail Falls walk now open


Visitors to the West Coast are in for some spectacular views on the new Horsetail Falls walk near Queenstown.More

Bruny Island Neck lookout re-opens


The walkways and lookout at the Bruny Island Neck will re-open to the public today, following the completion of a new, larger car park that will provide improved access to the popular lookout.More

Meehan Range Nature Recreation Area (Redgate Section) Draft Management Statement

Public comment is being sought on the Draft Meehan Range Nature Recreation Area (Redgate Section) Management Statement 2017. The draft management statement has been prepared to improve management of the recreational, natural and cultural values of this area.

The Meehan Range Nature Recreation Area located east of Hobart, has become increasingly popular for mountain bike riding over the past several years and is recognised nationally as a quality mountain bike destination. It is also highly valued by the local community for recreational opportunities such as walking, running, bird watching, dog walking and horse riding.

The draft management statement proposes that the Parks and Wildlife Service and the Clarence City Council work together to engage with and support volunteer groups to undertake approved activities in the reserve.

Your input on the draft management statement is welcome and may be provided in writing addressed to 
Director of National Parks and Wildlife 
GPO Box 1751 
Hobart TAS 7001 

Comments should be received by 8 January 2018.

The draft management statement is available online. For enquiries about the draft plan, phone 1300 TASPARKS or 1300 827 727.