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Easter safety is paramount for our parks and reserves

18/04/2019

The Parks and Wildlife Service encourages visitors and Tasmanians alike to get outdoors and get active - especially in our parks and reserves.More

Good news, Hartz Mountain National Park and other tracks are open!

17/04/2019

In time for Easter walking, PWS have been able to re-open a number of tracks.More

New Mt Mawson Shelter officially opened ahead of ski season

29/03/2019

The new Mt Mawson Public Shelter was today officially opened and will provide a new level of amenity for southern Tasmania's only ski field, as well as upgraded facilities for bushwalkers heading to the iconic Tarn Shelf walk in Mt Field National Park.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.