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Draft Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area Management Plan

15/01/2015

The Tasmanian Government has today released a draft of the updated Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area Management Plan.More

New sign celebrates the Overland Track experience

14/01/2015

In the 1960s, visitor information signs at Lake St Clair warned of no trapping, hunting, shooting, picking shrubs, cutting timber and grazing stock. Times have changed, with a new sign installation helping Overland Track walkers to celebrate their walk.More

Overland trek guide for young adventurers

14/01/2015

Of the 8000 people who tackle the world-famous Overland Track each year, almost one in ten is under 18 years old. A new publication from the Parks and Wildlife Service recognises that the experience is different for children.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.

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...