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Save the Tasmanian Devil Program acknowledges 10 years of support

The very significant contribution of our industry partners has been acknowledged at the ZAA Biennial Conference.
Published: 20/05/2016

Annual Monitoring Update April 2016

The first Annual Monitoring trip for 2016 has taken place at Narawntapu National Park, kicking off a busy few months of monitoring for the STTD team.
Published: 05/05/2016

The Save the Tasmanian Devil Appeal Announce a new round of Devil Grants and Scholarships

The Save the Tasmanian Devil Appeal is delighted to announce the outcomes from the 2015 Grants – an amazing $424,000 was awarded.
Published: 20/04/2016

Devil Appeal mourns ambassador Jon English

It is with deep sadness the University of Tasmania received news of the passing of Save the Tasmanian Devil Appeal Ambassador Jon English overnight.
Published: 10/03/2016

Short story competition supports the Tasmanian devil

A short story competition called Twisted Tax Tales has been launched, raising money for the DFTD vaccine research.
Published: 29/02/2016

Forestier Peninsula Release - Update 29 February 2016

In late February 2916, ten juvenile devils were released onto the Bangor property on Forestier Peninsula, joining the older Tasmanian devils released in the area last November.
Published: 29/02/2016

Tasmanian devil wild release monitoring update - January 2016

Monitoring of devils released at Narawntapu National Park and the Forestier Peninsula continues.
Published: 29/02/2016

Record breaking support of Black & White Day

Over $26,000 was raised in 2015's Black & White Day.
Published: 18/02/2016

Devil Vaccine Research

Investigation into the nature of DFTD and determining paths to halt the spread of the disease has progressed significantly. Researchers are now in the position to develop a vaccine that has rekindled hopes of saving this iconic species in the wild.
Published: 03/02/2016

Identification of a second type of Devil Facial Tumour Disease

The identification of a second type of Devil Facial Tumour Disease highlights the importance of ongoing monitoring of wild populations and disease investigations as part of assisting the ongoing survival of the Tasmanian devil in the wild.
Published: 06/01/2016

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