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. β€‹


Virtual Fence devicesTrialing the effectiveness of virtual fence devices on Tasmania's west coast

​New research has found that small, easily transported and installed virtual fence devices have potential to substantially reduce wildlife roadkill in Tasmania.

Errol the devil reading Trumble and LudwigBook sales supporting devil program

A book written for children is supporting the important conservation work of the Save the Tasmanian Devil Program.

This devil imp was safely captured and placed with wildlife carers with a view to re-release in the future near Cygnet.Trading rags with the devil

The Save the Tasmanian Devil Program has been keeping an eye on a number of devil families living under homes in the Channel and Huon regions. And offering advice as to why a bag of old rags can save a whole lot of expensive items from disappearing.

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