BCRAG member and Killarney resident Clinton Williams monitors commercial horse training at 'The Basin' in the Belfast Coastal Reserve. Photo: © Jenny Fawcett

Horses hurting hoodies

It has been a poor breeding season for threatened hooded plovers in the Belfast Coastal Reserve, reports Chris Smyth. Local community monitoring of one beach alone revealed that of 11 hatched chicks,...
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There is no visitor accommodation at all within Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, and climbing Uluru is now actively discouraged and rarely allowed. Park impacts are very low, and visitor satisfaction is rising. Photo: Phil Ingamells

Making parks and tourism work

We don’t need large private developments in our parks, says Phil Ingamells. How do we,nd the rest of the ever curious world, satisfy ourppetite for nature without loving it to death? How do we...
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Red-tailed black cockatoo. Photo: Bob McPherson

Alarm at logging of western forests and woodlands

Our new report clearly demonstrates proposed commercial logging in the west of Victoria should be banned, says our executive director Matt Ruchel. Until recently the Victorian Government’s logging...
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The beginnings of a shellfish reef? Oysters growing on a settlement plate. Photo: Kade Mills

Resurrecting reefs

ReefWatch’s Kade Mills reports back on an ambitious strategy to bring back the forgotten shellfish reefs of Port Phillip Bay. We all know what an oyster is. Many of us even enjoy their creamy,...
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'He that plants trees loves others beside himself'. Photo: David Fletcher

Celebrating two decades of growth

This year marks the 20th anniversary of Project Hindmarsh and the Hindmarsh Landcare Network. Hindmarsh Landcare facilitator Jonathan Starks looks back over their history. What started out as a...
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Do love letters get any bigger than this?

Clear blue skies and cool mountain air welcomed 400 committed conservationists to the Mt Donna Buang summit on the weekend as we formed a giant human sign spelling out support for a new Great Forest...
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