A large group of particapants following a bollywood dance routine on the lawns of Mount Field National Park
Bollywood dancing at Mount Field (photograph: Jonathan Wherrett)

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Kanunnah Bridge works completed

Works on the Kanunnah Bridge at Arthur River in the state’s North-West are now complete, including pier strengthening and the installation of new barriers.

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Campfire restrictions lifted in Tasmanian national parks and reserves

​Tasmania Parks and Wildlife Service (PWS) will lift campfire restrictions in national parks and reserves from 02:00AM Tuesday 30 April 2024.

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Have your say - signage and management at clothing optional Pebble Beach

Tasmania Parks and Wildlife Service (PWS) is inviting feedback on the location of signage to be installed at Pebble Beach in Narawntapu National Park.

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Upgrades to Eddystone Point boat ramp

The boat launching facilities at larapuna/Eddystone Point will receive a significant upgrade to the boat ramp, including the addition of a walkway.

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Ranger round-up from Macquarie Island

The Tasmania Parks and Wildlife Service team at Macquarie Island have had a busy season this year working on the usual tasks that rangers would work on in most field centres but in a much more remote, challenging and beautiful area with an incredible abundance of wildlife.

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Deer control project aims to protect unique wilderness

Tasmania Parks and Wildlife Service (PWS) will soon undertake phase two operations for the eradication and control efforts of wild fallow deer in the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area (TWWHA).

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Blazing a trail on International Women’s Day

This International Women’s Day, Tasmania Parks and Wildlife Service celebrates the achievements of all women across our workforce, particularly those in male-dominated fields such as fire management.

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Staff find their green thumbs in native plant nursery

PWS staff at the Leven Field Centre in Ulverstone have designed and built a nursery, which currently houses more than 20 species of locally endemic plants.

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Celebrating World Wetlands Day

World Wetlands Day (WWD) aims to raise global awareness about the importance of wetlands for the environment and the public and 2 February marks the anniversary of the signing of the Convention on Wetlands of International Importance (Ramsar Convention) in Ramsar, Iran in 1971.

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