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Draft Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area Management Plan

15/01/2015

The Tasmanian Government has today released a draft of the updated Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area Management Plan.More

New sign celebrates the Overland Track experience

14/01/2015

In the 1960s, visitor information signs at Lake St Clair warned of no trapping, hunting, shooting, picking shrubs, cutting timber and grazing stock. Times have changed, with a new sign installation helping Overland Track walkers to celebrate their walk.More

Overland trek guide for young adventurers

14/01/2015

Of the 8000 people who tackle the world-famous Overland Track each year, almost one in ten is under 18 years old. A new publication from the Parks and Wildlife Service recognises that the experience is different for children.More

Educational Visits for Schools and Community Groups


Discovery RangerDiscovery Ranger, Brooke Robinson, introduces visitors to the natural heritage of Mt Field (Photography by Roger Lovell)

 

 

 

Throughout the school year, School Discovery Rangers are available to assist teachers with a wide range of environmental activities, including conducting specialised activities for school camps in our national parks and reserves.

School and community groups can apply and pay for a Discover Ranger visit all year round, depending upon the availability of a Discovery Ranger in your area - contact 1300 TASPARKS (1300 827 727) or email Parkseducation@parks.tas.gov.au.

The PWS Interpretation and Education Section can be involved with educational planning advice at any time. 

Further planning resources are available with the Parks and Wildlife Service Educational Resources.