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Eco-tourism projects proceed to the next stage of the EOI process


The Hodgman Liberal Government has announced that four projects will proceed to the next stage of the Expression Of Interest process.More

Improved access to Ralphs Falls


The Ralphs Falls track, one of Tasmania's 60 Great Short Walks within the Mt Victoria Regional Reserve, is now open to the public after repairs and upgrades.More

Providing a safe environment for penguins requires responsible dog ownership


The Parks and Wildlife Service (PWS) suspect that dogs are responsible for six more penguin deaths at Sulphur Creek near Burnie on 1 November, bringing the total to 20 penguins killed in the area over the last seven days.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.