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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

Redgate section of Meehan Range Nature Recreation Area (NRA) temporarily closed

07/03/2013

Users of the Redgate section of the Meehan Range NRA accessed from Belbins Road, are advised that this section of the reserve is closed until further notice due to fire operations in the area.


Check the Tasmanian Fire Service website for updates at http://www.fire.tas.gov.au/Show?pageId=colCurrentBushfires where this fire is listed as Downhams Road, Risdon Vale.

Redgate section of Meehan Range Nature Recreation Area (NRA) temporarily closed

The Risdon Vale fire seen from Lindisfarne on 6 March.