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New picnic facilities for Penny's Lagoon

08/08/2018

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.
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Celebrating World Ranger Day

31/07/2018

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.
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Southwest ecological burns important for orange-bellied parrot conservation

22/03/2018

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

Mt Nelson Signal Station

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The Mount Nelson Signal Station is only a 10 minute drive from the Hobart city centre. Take the Southern Outlet (A6), then turn off to Mount Nelson, and continue along to the end of Nelson Road (C643). Metro Tasmania run a regular public bus service from the city centre to the Mt Nelson Signal Station - see www.metrotas.com.au/timetables/view/77