​​​​​Links to Departmental publications and other resources relating to natural resource management conservation.

  Bugs, Birds, Bettongs & Bush - Tasmanian Bushcare Toolkit   (4Mb)

  Strategy for Managing Wildlife Disease in the TWWHA   (1Mb)

Wildlife Monitoring Strategy

The overall goal of this strategy is to ensure that priority species of wildlife are being monitored using appropriate scientific methods and that the information gathered is appropriately stored, managed and disseminated:

RMC Research and Monitoring in the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area

Native Vegetation Monitoring Strategy

Monitoring the Impact of Climate Change on the Flora & Vegetation Valu​es of the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area: A Review (2010)

Tasmanian Platypus Management Plan

Guidelines for Natural Values Assessments (previously called the Consultants Brief)

Flowering Times of Tasmanian Orchids: A Practical Guide for Field Botanists (Updated version September 2010)

Vegetation Monitoring in Tasmania

Wildlife Health in Tasmania Manual

Hamish Saunders Memorial Trust Island Survey Reports

From Forest to Fjaeldmark: Descriptions of Tasmania's Vegetation (Edition 2)

Little Book of Common Names for Tasmanian Plants

Conservation Assessment of Tasmania's Beach Nesting and Migratory Shorebird

The Running Postman (Newsletter of the Private Land Conservation Program)

Threatened Habitats

Information on those natural habitats that are in danger of being lost or irreversibly damaged, and how you can help stop the loss:

  Wetlands   (768Kb)


Information on the threats facing the wildlife and ecosystems of Tasmania, and what you can do to help in combating these threats:

Know Your Ferals (brochure on introduced animals in Tasmania)

Caring for Nature

Details of what you can do to look after the wildlife and habitats of Tasmania:

  Wildlife Carers Checklist   (50Kb)

  Keeping Wildlife Wild   (202Kb)

  Swift Parrot Habitat - A planting guide   (34Kb)

  Reducing Roadkill   (431Kb)

  Keeping Reptiles in Tasmania Brochure   (211Kb)

Fire Management

Information on fire as a part of the ecology of Tasmanian ecosystems, and how it is managed:


General information on the rich geoheritage of Tasmania:

  Formation of Tasmania   (135Kb)

  Tasmania's Cave Reserves   (536Kb)

  The Lake Highway   (401Kb)

  Geology of the Tasman Peninsula   (66Kb)

  Gondwana - The supercontinent   (125Kb)

  Mole Creek Karst   (485Kb)​

Tasmanian Bushcare Toolkit

The Tasmanian Bushcare Toolkit provides landowners and community groups with a comprehensive guide to the management and conservation needs of native bush. The toolkit covers a wide variety of topics including different vegetation types, threatened species, revegetation and weed management.