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Motorists urged to slow down and drive carefully on Forestier Peninsula following devil deaths

Motorists are being urged to slow down in wildlife hot spot areas following the deaths of two Tasmanian devils that were released on 18 November 2015 on the Forestier Peninsula.
Published: 25/11/2015

Devils free-ranging on Forestier

Thirty-nine little Tasmanian devils are scampering about the Forestier Peninsula on day one of their mission to re-establish a healthy population of devils in the state’s south-east.
Published: 19/11/2015

Forestier Peninsula poised for devil release

Tonight marks another milestone in the mission to rescue the Tasmanian Devil with the Save the Tasmanian Devil Program releasing 39 healthy devils on the Forestier Peninsula in the state's south east.
Published: 18/11/2015

Peninsula havens provide natural barriers to devil disease

Forty healthy Tasmanian devils are about to be released on Forestier Peninsula to re-establish a wild population of devils free of the deadly facial tumour disease in the state’s south east.
Published: 06/11/2015

Narawntapu National Park post-release monitoring update

The first full-monitoring trip to check on recently released Tasmanian devils in Narawntapu National Park (NNP) has been completed. In an encouraging result, STDP staff trapped six (6) of the release animals. All were healthy and some had put on weight.
Published: 30/10/2015

Signs to watch out for wildlife

The West Tamar Council, Latrobe Council and the Parks and Wildlife Service have joined forces to support of the Save the Tasmanian Devil Program by erecting new road signs to remind drivers that endangered Tasmanian devils may be around.
Published: 14/10/2015

Devil deaths spark renewed plea for drivers to slow down

The death of two more Tasmanian devils has again prompted pleas to motorists to slow down between dusk and dawn and be aware of wildlife around Tasmanian roadways.
Published: 05/10/2015

Roadkill death of two devils recently released at Narawntapu

Drivers are being urged to slow down and be aware of wildlife around roadways after the death of two Tasmanian devils recently released at Narawntapu National Park (NNP).
Published: 30/09/2015

Narawntapu National Park Tasmanian Devil Translocation September 2015

As part of the Wild Devil Recovery Project, 20 Tasmanian devils have been released into Narawntapu National Park in northern Tasmania.
Published: 25/09/2015

Maria Island Devil Translocation Project Update July 2015

The establishment phase of the Maria Island Devil Translocation Project has been successfully completed with 28 devils released over two years and evidence that the introduced population has bred successfully over the 2013 and 2014 breeding seasons. The focus is now on monitoring the devils, along with the potential impacts of the expanding population on other native species and the Island's ecology.
Published: 02/09/2015

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