A sambar stag enjoying a bath in one of the Alpine National Parks national and state listed peatbeds.

Deer invasion gone too far!

NEWS 19 September 2018 | Six species of deer are trashing ecosystems in Victoria, frome high plains to rainforest gullies. Estimates pute current population at around one million, which means...
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Our ReefWatch Coordinator Kade and volunteer dressed as colourful sea slugs for our inaugural Sea Slug Census event!

Thank you for your support!

Thank you very much for supporting the Victorian National Parks Association. Thanks to you standing with us, this past financial year we’ve been able to continue protecting Victoria’s unique...
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Orange-bellied Parrot

Act for nature enters Parliament

NEWS 5 July 2018 | Amendments to Victoria’s key piece of threatened species legislation, The Flora and Fauna Guarantee Act 1988 (FFG Act) has been introduced into state parliament, but it falls...
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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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