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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

Fact Sheets

 

 

Our complete Fact Sheet series is listed below. All are available as PDFs which can be easily printed. You will need the free Acrobat Reader from Adobe to view PDFs.

Please Note: The phone numbers printed on some of the factsheets are incorrect. Please see our contact pages for up to date contact information.

Visiting National Parks

Provides all you need to know before you go - how to get there, facilities, camping and what you can do when you arrive...

Visiting Reserves

General information on the wide range of parks, reserves and cultural sites managed by the Parks and Wildlife Service...

 Marine Reserves

 Historic Heritage

Information on some of the historic sites around Tasmania...

 

Great Bushwalks

Information on Tasmania's premier extended bushwalks... 

Walking Notes

Information on short walks and day walks in the parks and reserves of Tasmania...

Plants

General information on the unique plants and plant communities found in Tasmania... 

Wildlife

Information on the unique and special animals to be found in Tasmania...

Threatened Species

Information on those species listed as threatened in Tasmania... 

Threats

Information on the threats facing the wildlife and ecosystems of Tasmania, and what you can do to help in combating these threats... 


Fire Management

Infomation on fire as a part of the ecology of Tasmanian ecosystems, and how it is managed... 

Geodiversity

General information on the rich geoheritage of Tasmania... 

Cycling

Guides to cycling in National Parks...