Tasmanian Community Fund (TCF) is an independent Fund that supports and strengthens Tasmanian communities by distributing funds to those communities. The TCF committed significant funding to the Bookend Trust: half of what we needed to establish NatureTrackers.
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TasNetworks owns, operates and maintains the electricity transmission and distribution network in Tasmania. They’re taking a proactive and strategic approach to reducing the impact of the electricity network on Tasmania’s threatened birds. They’ve provided financial and practical support to promote Where? Where? Wedgie! to potential participants across the community, to update the overall NatureTrackers website and create the new data-recording app. Some of their own staff also take part.
The Department of Education Tasmania supported the establishment of the educational arm of Where? Where? Wedgie! project for schools. In the lead up to the 2018 surveys, the team presented to over 3500 students and teachers around Tasmania. This project would not have started without the DoE. Staff at the Department of Natural Resources and Environment also contribute significantly in-kind to NatureTrackers projects.
In December 2020, 173 fabulous Pozible supporters funded an upgrade of the online booking map and data entry system for Where? Where? Wedgie!. The Wedge-tailed Eagle Research Fund, administered by NRM South, funded management and analysis of the Where? Where? Wedgie! 2021 data.
Woolnorth Renewables is a wind power development, comprising two wind farms at Woolnorth in the far north-west, and the third at Cape Portland, on the north-east coast of Tasmania. They have provided significant financial and practical support to Where? Where? Wedgie!
ICS is an Australian software development company, specialising in enterprise software for organisations involved in the management, measurement and planning of complex data sets and processes. They’ve supported this project with professional grade technical wizardry and web development.
ProofSafe is an all-Australian company supporting environmental initiatives. It provides a user-friendly app connected to a powerful database. Originally engineered to facilitate scientific research and Workplace Safety solutions, ProofSafe’s flexibility enables any organisation — from NatureTrackers to large businesses — to efficiently and accurately collect, manage and use data.
Inspiring Australia and 187 wonderful Pozible supporters were the primary funders for the 2018 Where? Where? Wedgie! community workshops. The following organisations hosted and supported training workshops in May 2018:
- Inala Nature Tours
- Glamorgan Spring Bay Council
- Central North Field Naturalists
- Cradle Coast Authority NRM
- Wildcare Roaring Beach Wildlife Rescue
- City of Hobart Bushcare
- Devonport City Council
- Woolnorth Renewables
- Waratah Wynyard Council
- Circular Head Council
- Zeehan Neighbourhood Centre
- Kingborough Council
In April 2019, the following organisations hosted and supported additional training workshops: