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Headlines
Tasmania goes into carbon negative, with researchers saying native forests must be preserved
Earth is getting a black box to record our climate change actions, and it’s already started listening
Nearly half of Tasmania’s development proposals for wilderness areas have not been disclosed to the public – ABC
Privatising the wilderness: the Tasmanian project that could become a national park test case – Guardian
Remembering Tasmania’s underwater forests
Visiting Tasmania’s Best National Parks – Horizon Travel Press@sarahtrvls
Environmental message lost as Insta-traffic takes toll on Tasmania’s natural wonders
Tasmania’s battle between ecotourism and forestry playing out in town of Derby
Mountain bike trail network splits Tasmania’s St Helen’s community
Push to update Tasmania’s ‘outdated’ parks and reserve legislation
Four new ecotourism projects in Tasmanian parkland to be ready by summer
Tourism numbers in Tasmania record another winter spike from festivals
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World Heritage Committee renews criticism of Tasmanian Government’s forests plan
UNESCO calls for changes in draft World Heritage Area management plan
Christine Milne: Forestry Tasmania will never get FSC
Bruny Island logging plans could threaten Tasmanian environment, wildlife tourism operator says
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Tasmanian Government slammed for being secretive in assessing new eco-tourism projects in national parks and World Heritage Areas
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Tasmania plans to open wilderness world heritage area to logging and tourism@olliemilman
Wilderness lost as Tasmania opens world heritage area for new growth
MP under fire for labelling Indigenous organisations ‘fringe groups’ in 4WD dispute
Federal tourism figures ‘misleading and damaging’ to Tasmania

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Fight for Tasmanian forest protection is not over
UNESCO rejects Coalition’s bid to delist Tasmanian World Heritage forest
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World Heritage Committee rejects delisting
Government stands firm on bid to reduce Tasmanian forest World Heritage listing
World Heritage advisor alarmed by plan to delist Tasmanian forests
Logging in a World Heritage-listed forest emerges as an election issue
http://www.bbc.com/travel/story/20130401-tasmanias-true-wilderness

Lake Pedder
Lake Pedder was flooded 50 years ago. Could it be restored to its former glory?
Buried Treasure – the story of Lake Pedder – History Listen

Throat Notes
@FelixColgrave – A little story about the backyard critters you might see in Tasmania, and the things they might be doing.

King Island
Wikipedia
Golf course developments revitalise King Island as tourists visit to enjoy a round

Lake Malbena
Anger as heritage site closed to public
Eco-tourism proponent slammed for ‘ridiculously low’ lease of island in World Heritage Area
Lake Malbena eco-tourism proposal gets the green light from planning tribunal

Facebook
tasmaniaparks

Twitter
@tasmaniaparks
@tourismtasmania
@envirotas
@abcnewsTas
@tasmania
@monamuseum
@TourIndCouTas
@brunyexperience
@BirdLifeTas
@SenatorSurfer
@teamswiftparrot
@wildlife_aus
@NickMcKim
@tasmuseum
@UTAS_

Recommended listening
First Dog On the Moon’s Guide to Country Life – First Dog on the Moon aka Andrew Marlton is a Walkley award-winning cartoonist and a reformed inner city dweller. He now lives among the pademelons and wallabies on a very steep hill in the Huon Valley.

Restoring Lake Pedder – Is the restoration of Tasmania’s Lake Pedder a big idea worth considering?

Exhibition explores Tasmania’s stormy past – Tempest, the major winter exhibition at Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, explores the parallels between Shakespeare’s play and Tasmania’s dark history.

Losing Gondwanaland – Bushfires ravaged thousands of hectares of world heritage forest in Tasmania. Ancient species are in grave danger. We go to visit the firefields.

Tasmanian night, endemic delight – Off the tourist trail in Hobart is a small reserve brimming with species endemic to Tasmania, many of which can only be seen at night.

Hobart’s history a moist affair – Could it be, that the Waterworks Reserve on the edge of Hobart is actually one of the triggers of the green political movement? Could a love of old man ferns, and of crystal clear water be at the root of all that?

Tasmania’s Three Capes Track – What sort of work goes into a walking track that’s worth $25.3 million?

The Centre – In January 1988, Australia was getting started on its Bicentenary celebrations – but in indigenous communities, many were wondering just what it was that they were supposed to be celebrating. This program visits the Tasmanian Aboriginal Centre, and hears reflections from local indigenous people on 200 years of trauma and triumph.

Shadows in the Scrub – When the English arrived in Tasmania in the early nineteenth century, stories justifying their anxiety about this new country flourished. This was not only an unfamiliar landscape but there was a carnivore lurking in the scrub.

How to fix what’s wrong with Tasmania – Prominent Tasmanian, Henry Reynolds and Phillip Adams attempt, in the space of a twenty minute interview, to solve the problems of Tasmania. Henry believes that to make Tasmania more relevant the state needs a new flag, a change in the functions of the governor and a reconfiguration of the upper house of the Tasmanian parliament, amongst other things.

Larapuna (Bay of Fires) – A magnificent stretch of coastline in north-eastern Tasmania was named the Bay of Fires by a French explorer in 1773 as he watched the smoke rise from campfires lit by the first Tasmanians who knew it as Larapuna. We go on a sound journey along the coast, described by Lonely Planet as the ‘hottest’ travel destination in the world.

Letting go: Bob’s gift to the environment – Senator Bob Brown has parted with the keys to his beloved Liffey Valley home, Oura Oura, in Tasmania after 38 years and the new owner – or custodian – is Bush Heritage. The house on the property is where The Wilderness Society was formed and it was the site for key meetings in the campaign to save the Franklin River and formative meetings of the Tasmanian and Australian Greens and Bush Heritage.

Christine Milne – Christine Milne became leader of the Australian Greens when Bob Brown resigned from politics in April this year. In this program-length conversation she talks about her early life and both her environmental and political awakenings.

The creation of Trowenna – Traditional stories gathered from Indigenous communities: the creation of a heart-shaped island in the wild southern seas.

Macquarie Island: ecological progress with challenges ahead

Tasmania – Mt William National Park

Tourism Portals
http://www.discovertasmania.com
http://www.tourismtasmania.com.au

Business Events Tasmania
Come for the conference, stay for the experience
businesseventstasmania.com.au
Facebook
Youtube
@betasmania

Apps
Tasmania is famous for its long bushwalks, but not everyone has the time or experience to get into the wilds overnight. Enter the 60 Great Short Walks App, which shows you how to get a taste of Tasmania’s wild places, and be back in time for tea!

Biodiversity
SeedSafe program to safeguard Tasmania’s threatened flora.

Tours
inalabruny.com.au
Facebook
http://www.inalabruny.com.au/fusion/inala-nature-tours
Inala Bruny

Railways
wcwr.com.au@WCWRTas

Elsewhere on the Web
tassiebound.com.au
utas.edu.au
tas.gov.au
premier.tas.gov.au
tasregionalarts.org.au
brunyisland.net
et.org.au@envirotas
tayenebe
Redmap – the place to log and map marine species
Tasmanian Aquaculture and Fisheries Institute
bookendtrust.com
redmap.org.au/region/tas@RedmapMarine
Tasmanian Land Conservancyhttps://twitter.com/Tas_Land

Bicheno
http://www.abc.net.au/radionational/programs/bydesign/in-the-field-visits-bicheno-surf-club—a-lantern-a-night/5657822
https://www.facebook.com/Bichenosurfclub
http://www.bicheno.com.au
http://www.bicheno.com.au/details.aspx?id=61&gid=1&callpage=index.aspx

Burnie
Creative Paper

Cradle Mountain
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cradle_Mountain
http://www.parks.tas.gov.au/index.aspx?base=3297
popular_attractions/cradle_mountain-lake_st_clair_national_park
http://www.cradlemountainlodge.com.au

Cradle Mountain: Overland Track
http://www.parks.tas.gov.au/index.aspx?base=7771
http://www.abc.net.au/news/2014-11-23/overland-track-repair-work-underway-ahead-of-busy-summer/5912068

Cygnet
redvelvetlounge.com.au/menu
facebook.com/theRedVelvetLounge
jan folk festival

Devonport
Devonport Entertainment & Convention Centre
FATSIL AGM/Forum Poster
The Devonport City Council
The Devonport Visitors Centre

Mount Field National Park
Discover Tasmania

http://www.abc.net.au/news/science/2018-06-28/exploring-the-tarn-shelf-on-mount-field-with-jamie-kirkpatrick/9915700

Port Arthur
portarthur.org.au

Tarkine Wilderness
Where mining meets rainforest: the battle for Tasmania’s Tarkine

A week in the west: the Tarkine
tarkine.org

Conservationists fear a ‘Pilbara size mine operation’ in Tasmania’s rainforest.
Two years ago a proposed tourist road through the area prompted the then Environment Minister, Peter Garrett, to give the area emergency heritage listing and the road was stopped. That listing has now lasped and mining companies are eying off the area and the huge mineral deposits which are known to exist.

The Tasmanian Conservation Trust (TCT) is the only Tasmanian conservation organisation that involves itself in the full range of conservation issues. Founded in 1968, it is the longest continuing environment organisation in Tasmania. As a non-political organisation, it can engage with government, industry and the wider community in a non-confrontationist manner to achieve genuine, on-ground conservation outcomes.

State Library of Tasmania www.statelibrary.tas.gov.au
Sustainable Living Tasmania www.sustainablelivingtasmania.org.au

Triabunna
Bush Telegraph broadcasts from the timber town of Triabunna, Tasmania
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Triabunna,_Tasmania
Triabunna

Climate Change
Australian Psychological Society: 2008 APS Conference: Keynote speeches

Forestry
Forestry Tasmania
Activists’ Attempts to Discredit FT Backfire – Forestry Tasmania
FT involved in tourism row
Ecotourism body dumps Forestry Tasmania – Huon Valley Environment Centre
Case against Forestry Tasmania exemption begins – ABC
Tasmanian Premier David Bartlett backs logging in forestry debate
http://www.environment.gov.au/land/publications/pubs/one-place-many-stories-tas-forests.pdf (PDF)
Tasmanian Forest Tourism Initiative

Wilderness Society
wilderness.org.au
Facebook
@TassieWild
@Wilderness_Aus

Parks
Tasmania Parks and Wildlife Service manages almost 40% of Tasmania, in 440 reserves including 19 National Parks and the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area.
facebook.com/tasmaniaparks
PWSTasmania

Overland Track Podcasts
Walk the talk! The entire Overland Track is now available as audio podcasts…. read more »
http://www.parks.tas.gov.au/index.aspx?base=7715
@tasmaniaparks
https://www.facebook.com/pages/Tasmania-Parks-and-Wildlife-Service/147512044296

Tasmanian National Parks Associationhttps://www.facebook.com/pages/Tasmanian-National-Parks-Association/205491769487595

Hartz Mountains National Park
parks.tas.gov.au
Wikipedia
http://www.discovertasmania.com/activities__and__attractions/wilderness_areas/national_parks_and_reserves/hartz_mountain_national_park
https://maps.google.com/maps/place?client=browser-rockmelt&channel=omnibox&ie=UTF-8&q=Hartz+Mountains+National+Park&fb=1&hq=Hartz+Mountains+National+Park&cid=0
http://www.tripadvisor.com.au/Attraction_Review-g255097-d592443-Reviews-Hartz_Mountains_National_Park-Hobart_Tasmania.html

Birds
Birds of Tasmania
tassiebirds.blogspot.com
List_of_birds_of_Tasmania

Parks
Tasmania Parks and Wildlife@TasmaniaParks
Franklin-Gordon Wild Rivers National Park

Huts
Mountain Huts Preservation SocietyFacebook
Dixons Kingdom Hut – Walls of Jerusalem

Aboriginal
Tasmanian Aboriginal place names
Aboriginal Land Council

Elsewhere on the Web
Bicycle Tasmania
Huon Valley Environment Centre
Tasmania – Joc Schmiechen/Diverse Travel
Discover Tasmania
Tasmania Tourism
Tasmania Parks
Tourism Council Tasmania
Tourism Tasmania
Franklin River – Guardian

News
the mercury
examiner

Eco Lodge
New plans for eco-tourism lodge – ABC
Appeal against Council’s rejection of eco-lodge – ABC
Sell-off blow to tourism – The Voice of Tasmania

Kosciuszko Huts Association
https://khuts.org
Du Cane Hut – https://khuts.org/index.php/the-huts/tasmanian-huts/370-du-cane-hut

Tours
devilsatcradle.com

Hangout
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=thRV7MEXcsc

Embedded Tweets

Photos
Sunset

Cathedral mountain. Overland track Tasmania Day4
Mid March 2005 - Late afternoon Panorama of Hobart from Mt Wellington, Tasmania, Australia

Bingo
Apple Isle – Bushwalks – Cradle Mountain – ForestsHobart – Leatherwood Honey – Mining – Overland Track – Parks – Rainforest – Savage River – Tarkine – Tasmania – Wild – World Heritage

Wikipedia
Tasmania
Abel Tasman
Government of Tasmania
Tasmanian Devil
Van_Diemen’s Land
Eucryphia lucida
Edward Curr
Palawa kani

Parks

Cities

Animals

Features

Planeta.com

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