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Call for bilingual rangers to welcome Asian visitors


After a successful trial last year, the Parks and Wildlife Service is increasing its intake of bilingual Discovery Rangers to help provide a quality experience for the increasing number of Asian visitors.More

Comment sought on altering the management plan for Tasman National Park


The State Government is seeking public opinion on the next step to make it easier for tourists and Tasmanians to access and enjoy our natural assets.More

East Coast Whale Trail opened


Whales and visitors to the East Coast will get closer together with a series of new whale viewing sites created between larapuna/Bay of Fires and the Tasman Peninsula.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.