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Fuel reduction burns to protect remote World Heritage Wilderness


A number of large-scale fuel reduction burns will take place within remote areas of the Southwest, Franklin-Gordon Wild Rivers and Cradle Mountain-Lake St Clair national parks and the Southwest Conservation Area over the coming months.More

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

Upgraded Julius River bridges improve visitor access


Bridge upgrades at the Julius River Regional Reserve are now complete.More


Tasmania Parks and Wildlife Service community events and activities are held throughout the year in different locations.

Other events are also held in parks and reserves organised by community groups, commercial tourism operators and other organisations.

Please check the Calendar of Events listing below to find out what is happening around the State.


Discovery Ranger Program 2017 - 2018

27 December 2017 - 29 January 2018

Our Summer Discovery Ranger Program runs during the peak summer period and offers visitors to Tasmania's national parks the chance to join in a wide range of activities such as guided walks, evening talks, children's activities and much, much more. Discovery Rangers will be out in local communities sharing the wonder of the surrounding reserves at community events throughout the summer holidays.

Now in its 39th year,  the program continues to expand and innovate. 

Follow this link to see the full program: Summer Discovery Ranger Program


World Wetlands Day 2018

Tamar Island Wetlands Centre - 2 February 2018
Tamar Island Wetlands CentreTamar Island Wetlands Centre

9.30am – 2pm

Explore the Tamar Island Wetlands and learn about wetlands for a sustainable urban future.

Fun activities for all to enjoy. Costa Georgiadis, television presenter and garden guru, will be our special guest on the day.

For enquiries phone 6327 3964 and speak to one of our friendly volunteers. View the full program for details.

Tamar Island Wetlands Centre, West Tamar Highway, Riverside

(Look for the round building on the lagoon between Riverside and Legana)

Carpooling is recommended, as parking is limited.