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​Stories to tell and news items about the Centenary of Tasmanian Parks. 

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Celebrate 100 years of national parks in Tasmania and reconnect with nature

Have you any information about William Crooke?

Hobart-based historian Peter MacFie is continuing his research on Mount Field National Park and, in particular, William Crooke, the “Father of the Park”.

Father of Mount Field National Park

Conservationist and school teacher William Crooke is etched in history as the “Father” of Mount Field National Park.

Centenary birthday bash breaks all records at Mount Field

Perfect autumn weather, combined with the spectacular turning of the fagus and a great line-up of activities and entertainment, saw record crowds flock to Mount Field National Park for its centenary celebrations at the weekend.

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