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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

Fact Sheets

 

 

Our complete Fact Sheet series is listed below. All are available as PDFs which can be easily printed. You will need the free Acrobat Reader from Adobe to view PDFs.

Please Note: The phone numbers printed on some of the factsheets are incorrect. Please see our contact pages for up to date contact information.

Visiting National Parks

Provides all you need to know before you go - how to get there, facilities, camping and what you can do when you arrive...

Visiting Reserves

General information on the wide range of parks, reserves and cultural sites managed by the Parks and Wildlife Service...

 Marine Reserves

 Historic Heritage

Information on some of the historic sites around Tasmania...

 

Great Bushwalks

Information on Tasmania's premier extended bushwalks... 

Walking Notes

Information on short walks and day walks in the parks and reserves of Tasmania...

Cycling

Guides to cycling in National Parks...

Plants

General information on the unique plants and plant communities found in Tasmania... 

Wildlife

Information on the unique and special animals to be found in Tasmania...

Threatened Species

Information on those species listed as threatened in Tasmania... 

Threats

Information on the threats facing the wildlife and ecosystems of Tasmania, and what you can do to help in combating these threats... 


Fire Management

Infomation on fire as a part of the ecology of Tasmanian ecosystems, and how it is managed... 

Geodiversity

General information on the rich geoheritage of Tasmania... 

Health and Safety

General infomration of  National Parks...