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KNOCKLOFTY RESERVE

Knocklofty Reserve is part of the foothills of Mt. Wellington above West Hobart, Tasmania, Australia. The reserve covers more than 140 hectares of mostly native bushland, and protects an astonishing variety of plants and animals. It is renowned for its frog ponds and birds, including many rare species.

A great attraction for visitors are the scenic walking tracks with spectacular views of the City and Mt. Wellington.

The healthy, thriving native bushland you see in Knocklofty Reserve today is not an accident. It has resulted from many years of tireless dedication from a small group of Bushcare volunteers: The Friends of Knocklofty Bushcare Group [FoKL]. The group, formed in 1992, works on the reserve in partnership with the Hobart City Council, who owns the land on behalf of the citizens of Hobart.


LATEST NEWS

Download a jpg of the Hobart Mercury August 16th article about Knocklofty

New Flora descriptions and images are now available on the FLORA PAGE.

July 2014 News

Download Minutes of 2014 Annual General Meeting

PROGRAMME TIMES

FIRST & THIRD THURSDAYS 9.00 - 11.30 AM

THIRD SUNDAY AFTERNOON 2.00 - 4.30 AM

September 2014 PROGRAMME

Thursday 4th September: 9 am to 11-30 am
Yet more Euryops and Gorse removal along the lower Mt Stuart boundary south from the Fiona Allan Track and in the Bimbadeen Court blocks; K4 and K7.
9.00 am – 11.30 am with coffee and biscuits.
Meet Mt. Stuart car park.

Thursday 18th September: 9 am to 11-30 am
Still more Euryops and Gorse removal along the lower Mt Stuart boundary south from the Fiona Allan Track and in the Bimbadeen Court blocks; K4 and K7.
9.00 am – 11.30 am with coffee and biscuits
Meet at Mt. Stuart carpark.

Sunday 21st September: 2 pm to 4.30 pm
Gorse weeding well uphill from Sandy Spit Track. KR 18.
2.00 pm – 4.30 pm with coffee and biscuits.
Meet Forest Rd car park.

Visitors Welcome

 

 




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