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Fire advice for the February long weekend


Campers and bushwalkers are urged to be very careful with any campfires and to observe additional fire restrictions that may apply in parks and reserves as we head into a long weekend at the peak of the fire season.More

Maria Island ferry operator sought


The Parks and Wildlife Service (PWS) is calling for expressions of interest for a single passenger ferry operator for Maria Island National Park.More

DVDs celebrate the Arthur-Pieman


A suite of three DVDs produced by the Parks and Wildlife Service (PWS) promotes the sustainable use of the Arthur-Pieman Conservation Area, its rich Aboriginal heritage and the passion of the people who live and work there.More


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. 

Calendar of Events

Discovery Ranger Program 27 December 2013 - 10 February 2014

Join our Discovery Rangers for a summer of fun and discovery.
Free, fun and educational activities at sixteen sites
around Tasmania will be on offer.

Discovery Ranger Program 2013 - 2014Discovery Ranger Program


Wombat Waddles, Platypus Prowl, Creature Features, Feral Peril, Creepy Crawlies, Sunset Strolls and much more!

For information about the activities and locations please follow this link.


World Wetlands Day 2014 - 2 February 2014

Tamar Island Wetlands CentreTamar Island Wetlands Centre

Join us at Tamar Island Wetlands Centre and Reserve

10am to 3pm


Fun free activities for the whole family to join –
artist-in-residence, raptor and reptile displays,
walks and talks, and more!

For more information please see the flyer.