Gold dust wattle

Five minutes to help save forests

Can you spare five minutes to help save forests? Wombat, Wellsford, Pyrenees, Mt Cole, Beeripmo, Cobaw, Musical Gully, Mt Lonarch, Berumgower and Waterloo are all state forest in central west of...
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Thank you for your support!

We want to extend our thanks to all our community for supporting the Victorian National Parks Association. With you on our side, this past financial year we’ve continued to give Victoria’s...
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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, and the rest of the ever curious world, satisfy our appetite for nature without loving it to death? How do...
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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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