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Fire advice for the February long weekend

07/02/2014

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

07/02/2014

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

03/02/2014

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

Education Services

Our Education Program aims to create fans of our parks and reserves through visiting or caring for them.

We encourage schools and community groups to become involved and active in supporting a culture of ongoing and sustainable commitment to our parks, reserves and the conservation values inherent within them. We provide Educational Group Exemptions from National Park entry fees for groups visiting for educational purposes.

We aim to provide equity within our Education Program through a tiered approach so that education material is available to everyone, but also moves schools towards sustainability and ongoing involvement with our parks and reserves.

  • Educational Visits for Schools and Community Groups

    The Parks and Wildlife Service offers schools and community groups around the State a program of educational activities conducted by an experienced team of Discovery Rangers.

  • WildSC'OOL Program

    Schools that have shown a commitment to the environment by developing and undertaking environmental education programs within their schools or are participants in the AUSSI program (biodiversity theme) are eligible for participation in the WildSC'OOL program offered by Parks and Wildlife Service and WILDCARE Inc.

  • Summer Discovery Ranger Program

    During the peak of summer Discovery Rangers run a range of free activities for all visitors to our national parks and reserves

  • Parks and Wildlife Service Raptor Education Visit Registration

    The aim of this program is to inspire students about birds of prey, see rehabilitated birds up close and learn ways to help protect them.