Landscape showing vivid blue skies and a wave breaking on white coloured rocks.  Mountains in the background.
Crescent Bay, Tasman national park (photograph: Natalie Mendham)

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In recognition of the deep history and culture of this Island, we would like to acknowledge and pay our respects to all Tasmanian Aboriginal people; the past and present Custodians of the Land.



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Staff find their green thumbs in native plant nursery

PWS staff at the Leven Field Centre in Ulverstone have designed and built a nursery, which currently houses more than 20 species of locally endemic plants.

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Celebrating World Wetlands Day

World Wetlands Day (WWD) aims to raise global awareness about the importance of wetlands for the environment and the public and 2 February marks the anniversary of the signing of the Convention on Wetlands of International Importance (Ramsar Convention) in Ramsar, Iran in 1971.

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Firefighters elevate skills with helicopter winch training

​Tasmania Parks and Wildlife Service (PWS) fire crews have bolstered their capacity to respond to fires in remote areas with an additional 35 personnel undertaking winch training this season.

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