Sambar deer, caught here browsing and trampling areas where late-lying snow favours some very rare plants. Snowpatch communities are listed as threatened under Victoria’s Flora and Fauna Guarantee Act. VNPA has assisted La Trobe University in this research.

Are deer the new cane toads?

NEWS 5 July 2018 | Deer have largely taken over most of Victoria’s prime natural areas in recent years. Estimates vary, but some say there could be one million deer in the state – possibly...
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Do gold diggers have special rights?

NEWS 5 July 2018 | A draft management plan for several national and state parks in the central Victorian goldfields region has recommended the scaling back of areas available for recreational...
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Pipis in Venus Bay

Input into draft Victorian Pipi Fishery Management Plan

TAKE ACTION | Victoria’s prized shellfish, known as the pipi, is found beneath the waves in the intertidal areas of Victorian beaches. Pipi has long been under pressure from recreational...
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