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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

NEW! Knocklofty Bushcare Site Plan

Download Minutes of 2015 Annual General Meeting

June 2015 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.

 

PROGRAMME TIMES

FIRST & THIRD THURSDAYS 9.00 - 11.30 AM

THIRD SUNDAY AFTERNOON 2.00 - 4.30 AM

July 2015 PROGRAMME

Thursday 2nd July: 9 am to 11-30 am
Gorse weeding well uphill along the side of the eastern boundary from the Bandicoot Corridor. KR13.
9.00 am – 11.30 am with coffee and biscuits.
Meet Forest Rd. car park.

Thursday 16th July: 9 am to 11-30 am
Regrowth gorse weeding on southern side of Trigg Hill, especially the small quarries. KR24.
Representatives from TasNetworks will come for coffee and discussion on wayleave maintenance.
9.00 am – 11.30 am with coffee and biscuits.
Meet Forest Rd. car park.

Sunday 19th July: 2 pm to 4.30 pm
Gorse weeding in small quarries downhill from West Hobart wayleave along Main and Southern Trails. KR24 + 25.
2.00 pm – 4.30 pm with coffee and biscuits.
Meet Forest Rd. car park..

Visitors Welcome

 


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