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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

Snug Primary WildSC'OOL

2015

The year Grade 4 from Snug Primary WildSC’OOL are working with volunteers from the WILDCARE Inc. Friends Of Conningham Reserve and other specialists to help manage this amazing local reserve.

Curriculum Link: All living things are connected.

Focus Areas for 2015 Cats – Feral, Foe or Friend 


Tree planting is a major part of the rehabilitation of the reserve 
Sign produced in conjunction with Snug Primary School students
Snug School student, Emily helped in the design of track markers at Cunningham Nature Recreation Area
This year students learnt about responsible pet ownership after discovering how their pets can impact on the reserve and its wildlife.
Developing local public education and stewardship of the reserve.
Planting trees and other shrubs for birds and other wildlife 

Dean Richards and Louise Besanvalle burying rabbit carcasses.