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Celebrating 100 years of national parks

26/08/2016

All Tasmanians are invited to celebrate the centenary of two of our most loved national parks, Freycinet and Mount Field, with a major festival at Freycinet and events at other parks, during the centenary weekend of 27-29 August.More

Repairing the infrastructure of Tasmania's parks

19/08/2016

The flood and storm events in June and July of this year had a significant impact on Tasmania's iconic national parks and reserves, and the current damage bill is expected to exceed $6.4 million.More

Festival of Bright Ideas

05/08/2016

As part of the celebration of the centenary of Tasmania's national parks, and in conjunction with National Science Week, a four day community event showcasing science, culture, food, tourism, music, innovation and health is being held on the West Coast.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.