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The devil is now Tasmania’s official faunal emblem

Story by on Feb 6, 2015 in DPIPWE, News, Resource Management and Conservation, Save the Tasmanian Devil Program, Uncategorized

The Tasmanian Devil has been officially declared the State’s animal emblem after being proclaimed by Her Excellency the Governor Kate...

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Summer on Macca is something to behold

Story by on Jan 14, 2015 in Parks and Wildlife Service, Resource Management and Conservation

  It is the height of summer and Macquarie Island’s flora is in full bloom while its migratory and resident wildlife is flourishing....

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Recent spate of Risso’s dolphin strandings unprecedented

Story by on Dec 16, 2014 in Resource Management and Conservation

A Risso’s dolphin stranding near Burnie on December 15 has added to the recent mysterious and unprecedented series of strandings of this...

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Endangered parrots flock back to Tasmanian breeding grounds

Story by on Nov 28, 2014 in Resource Management and Conservation

Wild populations of endangered orange bellied parrots have returned to Tasmanian’s south west breeding grounds in increasing numbers this...

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Rehabilitating Tasmania’s misused sinkholes

Story by on Oct 17, 2014 in DPIPWE, Resource Management and Conservation, Uncategorized

  Aproject to rehabilitate a series of sinkholes in Northern Tasmania is paying dividends.   Long used as dumping grounds for...

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Slow down from dusk til dawn for the devils’ sake

Story by on Oct 15, 2014 in DPIPWE, Resource Management and Conservation, Save the Tasmanian Devil Program

  Road users in Tasmania can help save the endangered Tasmanian Devil by slowing down between dusk and dawn. Although the deadly...

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