Save the Tasmanian Devil Program


The Save the Tasmanian Devil Program (STDP) is the official response to the threat of extinction of the Tasmanian devil due to Devil Facial Tumour Disease (DFTD).

The vision for the program is for an enduring and ecologically functional population of Tasmanian devils in the wild in Tasmania.

 

The STDP, an initiative of the Australian and Tasmanian governments, was established in 2003 following a national workshop of specialists on the decline of the Tasmanian devil due to DFTD. ​


 

Ferry, Ute and Trap - the fine art of translocating devils to and from Maria Island

The rich human history and natural beauty of Maria Island is well documented but an equally impressive conservation feat has recently been quietly and successfully completed with little fanfare.
(8/7/2019)


Tasmanian Devil emerges from its transport crate into its new home at Columbus ZooColumbus Zoo welcomes three new devils

The latest ambassador Tasmanian devils have arrived safe and sound to the Columbus Zoo
(8/5/2019)


Roadkill Tas App splash screenGood take-up of new app helping scientists better understand roadkill

More than two-thousand people have downloaded the new app recording native roadkill on Tasmanian roads.
(21/12/2018)


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