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Join us for the Power of Parks forum at Launceston

22/07/2016

Tasmania Parks and Wildlife Service (PWS) in partnership with the University of Tasmania is exploring The Power of Parks through a series of UTAS public forums celebrating the benefits that parks and reserves provide to Tasmania's overall identify.More

Shipwreck identified as the Viola

19/07/2016

Timber samples from a ship wrecked on Tasmania's East Coast nearly 160 years ago have been identified as the Canadian-built brig Viola.More

Prosecution for Stanley penguin deaths

15/07/2016

The Parks and Wildlife Service (PWS) and the Circular Head Council have conducted a joint investigation after 18 little penguins were found dead near a rookery in Stanley on the State's North-West coast last week.More

Macquarie Island Pest Eradication Project

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A newsletter about the project's progress was produced three times each year and can be downloaded below:

 

Dog Training Video

The training program developed for the Macquarie Island dogs involves interim assessments to check their progress and suitability for the role they will play in the Maquarie Island Pest Eradication Project.  Watch two of the candidates, Colin and Gus,  go through their assessments:

Maquarie Island dogs Collins - short

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