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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

Sarah Island

Virtual Visit

Take a look around the convict settlement at Sarah Island as it was in the early 19th Century...

South-west view of the Island (National Library of Australia)
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Today, it is difficult to imagine that Sarah Island once looked like this. Barely a tree was left standing on the island, yet today magnificent blackwoods and other species have taken hold.