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Overland Track re-opens for walkers

02/02/2016

The Parks and Wildlife Service has advised that the Overland Track will re-open to bushwalkers as of Wednesday morning, 3 February 2016.More

Join in World Wetlands Day celebrations

28/01/2016

The Tamar Island Wetlands Centre will host a range of free activities on Tuesday 2 February 2016 to celebrate World Wetlands Day.More

Major fire fighting effort protecting public and state's important values

27/01/2016

The Parks and Wildlife Service General Manager Peter Mooney has acknowledged the efforts of Department staff, Tasmania Fire Service, volunteers and interstate firefighters who are continuing to undertake a major effort to protect values and infrastructureMore

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.