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Changes to private vehicle access to Dove Lake


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Tasmania Parks and Wildlife Service community events and activities are held throughout the year in different locations.

Other events are also held in parks and reserves organised by community groups, commercial tourism operators and other organisations.

Please check the Calendar of Events listing below to find out what is happening around the State.

Tamar Island Wetlands Centre – National Threatened Species Day information session

Friday 7 September 2018, 11am to 2pm at Tamar Island Wetlands Centre

Join local experts from University of Tasmania, NRM North and renowned wildlife biologist Nick Mooney for an informative session as part of National Threatened Species Day.

This free event will feature presentations and displays on local threatened flora, fauna and threatening processes.

National Threatened Species Day is held on 7 September each year to reflect on the need to protect our unique and valuable flora and fauna, and prevent further extinctions.

For more information and to RSVP for this event, please phone Tamar Island Wetlands Centre on 03 6327 3964.

Tamar Island Wetlands Centre is a 10-minute drive from the centre of Launceston on the West Tamar Highway.

Download the Tamar Island Wetlands Centre National Threatened Species Day event flyer [PDF 618KB].

Join artist in residence, Annee Miron, on a field trip to the Cradle Mountain Sphagnum Peatlands

This field trip is for everyone who values learning based on being out in the environment.

Where: Cradle Mountain Trail side Museum, at Waldheim 
When: 10:30 – 2:30pm Saturday 29th September 

Field trip sessions are free. You just need to have a annual/ day or other Parks and Wildlife Service pass

Go to eventbrite.com.au Search “A Field trip to Cradle Mountain” Select the event, and enter the event page 

For more information download the event flyer.