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Stony Head Two-Week Post Release Update

For the past two weeks, the eyes of the Save the Tasmanian Devil Program’s (STDP) resident data mapper have been firmly focussed on a 15 kilometre radius in the state’s north-east.
Published: 15/09/2016

Winner of Twisted Tax Tales Announced

The Success Tax Professionals’ Twisted Tax Tales Competition has focused on raising funds for the ‘Save the Tasmanian Devil Appeal’ and providing recognition for talented writers.
Published: 05/09/2016

Stony Head release - Wild Devil Recovery Project

Last night the Save the Tasmanian Devil Program (STDP) released 33 Tasmanian devils at Stony Head in the State’s North East. This release represents months of hard work by the SDTP and its partners and supporters. It is part of the ongoing efforts to protect and recover the species and is a crucial part of exploring ways to rebuild populations affected by Devil Facial Tumour Disease (DFTD).
Published: 31/08/2016

Tasmania Police collaborate with the Save the Tasmanian Devil Program

Tasmania Police and the Save the Tasmanian Devil Program (STDP) are joining forces to give the Tasmanian devil the best chance of survival post-release into the wild in the state’s north.
Published: 26/08/2016

Wild Devil Recovery Trial – Stony Head

Stony Head in the state's north-east will become the latest site to be involved in the Wild Devil Recovery (WDR) project. Wild Devil Recovery is a trial to look at release techniques, vaccination efficacy to boost immunity to DFTD and test the impact on resident devil populations. This is the second WDR trial in Tasmania - the first was at Narawntapu National Park (NNP) in September last year.
Published: 27/07/2016

Devil Appeal welcomes new sponsorship agreement with AAT Kings

An Australian tour company has partnered with the Save the Tasmanian Devil Appeal to assist vaccine research that may ultimately protect Tasmania's iconic devils from the fatal Devil Facial Tumour Disease (DFTD).
Published: 01/07/2016

Tama zoo welcomes two Tasmanian devils

On Saturday 11 June, Tama Zoological Park, based just outside Tokyo, Japan, welcomed two Tasmanian devils as part of the Tasmanian Devil Ambassador Program (TDAP).
Published: 15/06/2016

STDP 2015 Annual Report

The 2015 STDP Annual Report is now available.
Published: 09/06/2016

What the devil? Pouched young brings joy to the Forestier Peninsula

Monitoring shows signs that some of the newest Tassie devil residents on the Forestier Peninsula are starting to settle down.
Published: 30/05/2016

Maria Island Update

The introduction of devils to Maria Island in 2012 has been so successful, devils are now being translocated from the island to the Tasmanian mainland.
Published: 30/05/2016

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