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Upgraded Julius River bridges improve visitor access


Bridge upgrades at the Julius River Regional Reserve are now complete.More

Viewing platform upgrades for Rocky Cape's Aboriginal heritage sites


Two viewing platforms have been replaced as part of visitor facility improvements at Rocky Cape National Park on the North-West Coast. The platforms are at the Lee Archer Cave and South Cave sites, which have highly significant Aboriginal heritage values.More

Urban focus for World Wetlands Day


'Wetlands for a sustainable future' is the theme for World Wetlands Day 2018. This international celebration of the significance of wetland environments is held annually on 2 February.More


Tasmania Parks and Wildlife Service community events and activities are held throughout the year in different locations.

Other events are also held in parks and reserves organised by community groups, commercial tourism operators and other organisations.

Please check the Calendar of Events listing below to find out what is happening around the State.


Discovery Ranger Program 2017 - 2018

27 December 2017 - 29 January 2018

Our Summer Discovery Ranger Program runs during the peak summer period and offers visitors to Tasmania's national parks the chance to join in a wide range of activities such as guided walks, evening talks, children's activities and much, much more. Discovery Rangers will be out in local communities sharing the wonder of the surrounding reserves at community events throughout the summer holidays.

Now in its 39th year,  the program continues to expand and innovate. 

Follow this link to see the full program: Summer Discovery Ranger Program


World Wetlands Day 2018

Tamar Island Wetlands Centre - 2 February 2018
Tamar Island Wetlands CentreTamar Island Wetlands Centre

9.30am – 2pm

Explore the Tamar Island Wetlands and learn about wetlands for a sustainable urban future.

Fun activities for all to enjoy. Costa Georgiadis, television presenter and garden guru, will be our special guest on the day.

For enquiries phone 6327 3964 and speak to one of our friendly volunteers. View the full program for details.

Tamar Island Wetlands Centre, West Tamar Highway, Riverside

(Look for the round building on the lagoon between Riverside and Legana)

Carpooling is recommended, as parking is limited.