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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

Fire closes tracks at Rocky Cape National Park


Three tracks within Rocky Cape National Park; the Anniversary Bay Circuit, Banskia Grove track and the Lee Archer Cave tracks will be closed temporarily due to bushfire activity in the area.

The fire, which started yesterday, is being contained by Parks and Wildlife Service staff. It has burnt about 25 hectares.