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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

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Marine Reseve Videos

The videos below are also available on our YouTube Channel

Port Davey Marine Reserve

Port Davey Marine Reserve is a truly unique marine environment. Unusual marine life, including fragile marine invertebrates, live in the relatively shallow clear saltwater, beneath a layer of red-brown tannin-rich freshwater. The videos below describe the extraordinary features of the reserve and outline important protective measures for visitors to help keep Port Davey perfect and pristine.




Beneath Tasmanian Waters

A short slide show of some of the spectacular and strange animals found in the marine environment of Tasmania. 



Tasmania's marine environment is a special place. This video gives those who can't explore the depths of these cool waters a chance to see what its like down there. For those who do dive - be inspired to come and see for yourself.