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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

Macquarie Island Pest Eradication Project

Project News & Updates

Newsletter


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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