A woman stands on a boardwalk in the sunshine, in grassland in Tasmania’s remote southwest, with a mountain behind her. She is smiling at the camera. Photo: Persia Brooks.
Photo: Persia Brooks

Bookend is a not-for-profit education initiative that seeks to inspire students and their communities with positive environmental engagement that helps make the world a better place.

Close up of a Tasmanian cave spider. It is black with long legs and a large abdomen. The spider is on the hand of Bookend Trust Director, Niall Doran. In the background of the photo, slightly out of focus, is Niall’s face. Photo: Joe Shemesh.
Photo: Joe Shemesh

“Bookend Trust is an exceptional organisation. I have seen Sixteen Legs and was mesmerised by the beauty of the filming. This was a great project and I have nothing but good things to say about this wonderful experience.”

Marita Lorbiecke

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Bookend Trust Academic Director, Alistair Richardson, talking with a group of nine primary school students. They are standing in the bush at the edge of a river. Alistair has specimens in the palm of his hand, which is discussing with the students. The school students are wearing navy blue hats and Alistair is wearing a faded blue baseball cap. Alistair has a backpack and a bright green hi-vis vest. The photo is taken from higher on the bank, looking down.