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TWWHA Biosecurity Strategy

2020-12-21T05:54:55+00:00December 21st, 2020|

A Biosecurity Strategy for the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area is under development. We hope that it will direct some much needed attention and resources onto biosecurity, which has been seriously neglected in recent years.

Wild Fallow Deer Management Plan

2020-12-14T21:26:37+00:00December 9th, 2020|

The population and range of wild fallow deer in Tasmania is expanding. These feral animals are an increasing risk to some parks and reserves. The Wild Fallow Deer Management Plan must prescribe and provide for the eradication of deer from conservation reserves.

Towards a TWWHA Fire Management Plan

2020-09-27T07:09:25+00:00September 27th, 2020|

Fire is perhaps the greatest challenge for the management of the TWWHA, particularly in the context of a changing climate. A fire management plan is being prepared. We comment on the the various PWS fire issue discussion papers released in September 2020.

Waterfall Valley redevelopment 2019

2019-06-18T23:11:04+00:00June 18th, 2019|

Funded by a State government election promise, Waterfall Valley is the first of several overnight nodes on the Overland Track being redeveloped. The RAA documentation fails to encompass the full breadth of changes proposed or desirable for this iconic site.

  • Walking track sign, Cockle Creek. Photo: Nick Sawyer

Cockle Creek Precinct draft site plan

2018-10-30T21:03:04+00:00October 30th, 2018|

The TNPA would be unlikely to support further expansion of visitor facilities into currently undisturbed areas; i.e. if visitor numbers continue to increase, an alternative approach is likely to be needed.

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