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Field Work Goes Hi-Tech

Thanks to a generous donation from the Wellington Zoo Conservation Fund, the Save the Tasmanian Devil Program has been able to increase efficiency of field staff with the purchase of new tablets and the development of purpose specific software.
Published: 16/06/2017

Release of 33 devils into the wukalina/Mount William area

Save the Tasmanian Devil Program's Dr Sam Fox, manager of the Wild Devil Recovery Project, explains how this project is a trial to look at release techniques, vaccination efficacy to boost devil immunity to Devil Facial Tumour Disease and introduce genetic diversity to incumbent wild Tasmanian devil populations.
Published: 13/06/2017

A Timely Donation thanks to Wildcare Inc and Woolnorth Wind Farms

$20,000 worth of virtual fencing has been purchased by the Save The Tasmanian Devil Program thanks to a $10,000 grant from the Wildcare Saffire Devil Fund and a $10,000 donation from Woolnorth Wind Farms.
Published: 09/06/2017

Wild Devil Recovery Project - Field Update 2

The Save the Tasmanian Devil Program is pleased to report that after two weeks of selecting, transporting and releasing Tasmanian devils, the translocation phase of the Wild Devil Recovery Project into the wukalina/Mount William area is now complete.
Published: 08/06/2017

Maria Island Devils Story Told on Film

This video explains why Tasmanian devils were introduced to Maria Island, and what visitors can do to keep these devils 'wild'.
Published: 01/06/2017

Wild Devil Recovery Project - Field Update 1

After six months of planning and preparations, last week the Save the Tasmanian Devil Program (STDP) started the translocation phase of the Wild Devil Recovery (WDR) project where we are trialling whether different release techniques produce different outcomes.
Published: 24/05/2017

Tasmania Police collaborate with the Save the Tasmanian Devil Program

Tasmania Police and the Save the Tasmanian Devil Program join forces to give the Tasmanian devil the best chance of survival post-release into the wild. They are reminding motorists in the state’s north-east to be alert and avoid animals on the road.
Published: 24/05/2017

Captive-bred Tasmanian devils susceptible to car strike

Dr David Pemberton and Dr Sam Fox from the Save the Tasmanian Devil Program have co-authored a paper assessing the viability of captive-bred Tasmanian Devils released into the wild in Tasmania
Published: 23/05/2017

Wild Devil Recovery Project – wukalina/Mount William

Plans are well underway to introduce wild devils from Maria Island into wukalina/Mount William in the state's north-east later in May.
Published: 02/05/2017

Immunotherapy trial cures Tasmanian devils of DFTD

An international study involving multiple institutions over six years has shown that immunotherapy can cure Tasmanian devils of the deadly devil facial tumour disease (DFTD).
Published: 10/03/2017

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