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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

About PWS

Northwest Region

The Northwestern Region includes the Southwest Conservation Area in the far southwest, the entire West Coast of Tasmania and its offshore islands in the northeast. The region extends to Devonport in the east and Cradle Mountain-Lake St Clair National Park in the south.

Major reserves of the Northwestern Region include the Arthur-Pieman Conservation Area, Savage River National Park, Rocky Cape National Park and Cradle Mountain-Lake St Clair National Park. The region also manages conservation areas, state and regional reserves, historic sites and nature reserves.