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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

Kent Group Marine Reserve

Introduction

                                                      Visitor Guide

Kent group fish The Kent Group Marine Reserve
protects a rich marine life
The marine reserve covers some 29,000ha and the Sanctuary Zone covers the western part of the Kent Group including Dover and Erith Islands and Murray Passage as well as part of the western coast of Deal Island.

The marine habitats of the Kent Group include shallow and deep reefs as well as extensive sponge beds in deeper water.