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PWS - Fires update and impacts

20/02/2019

Background: A number of fires were ignited by dry lightning that crossed the state in late December 2018 and mid-January 2019. The storms of 15 January 2019 resulted in approximately 2,400 lightning strikes and caused over 60 new ignitions.More

PWS Fire Update - Friday 15 February 2019

15/02/2019

Parks and Wildlife Tasmania (PWS) can advise the following locations, reserves and tracks have been re-opened today (Friday 15 February).More

PWS Fire Update - Thursday 14 February 2019

14/02/2019

Parks and Wildlife Tasmania (PWS) can advise the following locations, reserves and tracks have been re-opened.More

About PWS

Vision and Mission

Parks and Wildlife Service Vision and Mission Statements

Vision

To protect, present and manage in concert with the community, Tasmania's unique and outstanding reserve system for all people, for all time.

Mission

To create and maintain a representative and world-renowned reserve system.

To conserve the State's natural and cultural heritage while providing for sustainable use and economic opportunities for the Tasmanian community.