Tag: Tasmania’s

A scientist’s 13 year crusade to save Tasmania’s shy albatross

Posted December 12, 2015 08:56:29 Photo: Medical professional Rachael Alderman weighs a shy albatross fledgeling on Albatross Island. The scientists are bitten repeatedly performing this perform (Supplied: Matthew Newton) Associated Story: Art meets science on a remote Bass Strait island Spreading awareness of Tasmania’s vulnerable species of sea bird, the shy albatross, is the important…


Tasmania’s eastern quoll listed as endangered by federal body

Posted December 06, 2015 19:22:56 Soon after a sustained campaign by researchers, the eastern quoll, identified only in Tasmania, has been recognised by the Federal Government as endangered. With the listing comes renewed stress on the Tasmanian Government to adhere to suit, but it maintains the species does not meet the state’s criteria. Foxes drove…


Finishing touches made to Tasmania’s Three Capes Track

By Fiona Blackwood Posted December 05, 2015 14:09:56 Photo: The Three Capes Track is the largest construction project ever undertaken by the Parks and Wildlife Service. (ABC News: Fiona Blackwood) The lengthy anticipated Three Capes Track opens this weekend, permitting walkers to make a 46-kilometre journey about Cape Pillar and Cape Hauy with views to…


Sniffer dogs nonetheless becoming trained as Tasmania’s busiest biosecurity season starts

Posted December 01, 2015 18:39:43 On the initial day of the busy summer time import and export season, detector dogs are nevertheless being educated to man Tasmania’s airports. Eight beagles had been put via their paces at the Hobart showground these days. It is hoped five will make the reduce as detector dogs. Two-million dollars…