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New picnic facilities for Penny's Lagoon


The Parks and Wildlife Service has completed the construction of a new picnic shelter at Penny's Lagoon within the Lavinia State Reserve on King Island.

Celebrating World Ranger Day


The work of Tasmania's rangers is vital in the daily management of our 19 national parks and more than 800 reserves, encompassing approximately 50 per cent of the State.

Southwest ecological burns important for orange-bellied parrot conservation


Planned ecological burns in Southwest National Park will help regenerate important habitat areas for the critically endangered orange-bellied parrot.More

Senior Citizens Week Tour - Wonders of the Wetlands


Come and join a Parks and Wildlife Ranger on a tour through the Tamar Wetlands system as part of the activities of Senior Citizens Week. The walk will be along an extensive system of raised boardwalks that allow intimate viewing experiences of the wildlife that inhabit this unique habitat.

The Ranger will provide interpretation on the ecology of the wetlands and be able to answer questions on the natural environment.

1:30 - 3pm Monday the 3rd of October.
At the Tamar Wetland Center
West Tamar Highway

Bookings must be made for this opportunity and can be made by ringing 6233 2270.