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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

Bird River Walking Track closed temporarily


The Parks and Wildlife Service has advised that due to a landslip, the Bird River walking track to Kelly Basin (southwest of Strahan) will be closed from today for approximately one week for track repairs.

The walking track is closed from the Bird and Nora rivers junction.

For further information contact the PWS Strahan office on 6472 6020.