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Captive bred OBP girls a hit with the wild boys

Story by on Oct 30, 2017 in DPIPWE, Natural and Cultural Heritage, News, Parks and Wildlife Service

Eleven male Orange-bellied parrots that have returned to the Melaleuca breeding grounds now have some female companions. The wild males...

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New ferry a boon for Maria Island

Story by on Oct 30, 2017 in DPIPWE, Maria Island, News, Parks and Wildlife Service

Encounter Maria Island’s new ferry Osprey V will allow even more visitors to enjoy one of the State’s best tourism...

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The Dogs that Saved Macquarie Island stamp series

Story by on Sep 10, 2015 in DPIPWE, Parks and Wildlife Service

The vital role played by dogs in eradicating rabbits and rodents from Macquarie Island has been commemorated in a special stamp series....

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Little Penguins get some help with housing on Maria

Story by on Jun 4, 2015 in DPIPWE, Natural and Cultural Heritage, Parks and Wildlife Service, Save the Tasmanian Devil Program

Igloo-style artificial penguin burrows aimed at providing more protected habitat closer to the water’s edge are being trialed on Maria...

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Reducing the fuel load reduces bushfire risks

Story by on Apr 1, 2015 in Parks and Wildlife Service

The Parks and Wildlife Service (PWS) plays a lead role in the Tasmanian Fuel Reduction Program (TFRP).   The Tasmanian Government has...

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Buy National Park passes online

Story by on Dec 9, 2014 in News, Parks and Wildlife Service

Visitors and Tasmanians alike are now able to purchase their national park passes online, at anytime. A new web portal from the PWS...

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