Victoria’s new threatened species laws coming into force

PARK WATCH June 2020 | A small step in the right direction, but not far enough to address the extentf species decline in Victoria. The Flora and Fauna Guarantee Act 1988 (FFG Act) is the key piece...
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Too sensitive and precious to risk

PARK WATCH June 2020 | Our Nature Conservation Campaigner Shannon Hurley rallies the community to speak out against the industrialisation of Westernport Bay. For the past couple of years, AGL’s...
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March of the Spider Crabs

PARK WATCH June 2020 | AJ Morton, scuba divingusiness owner of Dive2U, and Shannon Hurley, Victorian National Parks Association, reveal how one of Victoria’s greatest underwater spectacles could...
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A once in a generation opportunity

PARK WATCH June 2020 | A vision from the past becomes a new plan, writes Meryl Brown Tobin. Then In 1996, 1,139 Bass Coast Shire locals and visitors signed a petition for a new national park fronting...
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Skinny feral horse. Photo: Federation students

Feral horses in national parks

Hard-hooved animals are not native to Australia, and many of our native plants and animals are threatened by their impacts. Feral horses, pigs, goats, camels and deer are now found throughout the...
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Court upholds national park management

MEDIA RELEASE 29 MAY 2020 |ctoria’s Supreme Court has today cleared the way for Parksctoria to cull feral horses in the Alpine National Park. “This is the second time recently that Parks...
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A Greater Refuge for Gliders

Park Watch March 2020 | In the tall trees of the Central West lives a quiet yet enigmatic creature, writes VNPA Nature Conservation Campaigner Jordan Crook. During the day they curl up in a ball...
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