The Great Forest Picnic

Our great forests need a great park now! On Saturday 13 May we need youo join 400 people on Mt Donna Buango send a message so big it’s onehe Victorian Government can’t ignore. We did it at...
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The Grampians rice-flower is found only in the Grampions region of western Victoria and listed as nationally vulnerable.

New statewide plan maps out nature protection for Victoria

A new statewide strategy to protect Victoria’s natural heritage highlights the importance of the state’s natural places. Released today the plan is the first formal, statewide...
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Logging in Victoria's central highlands.

Victoria’s forests are not magic puddings

Matt Ruchel, member of the Forest Industry Task Force and our executive director, explains why sawmills and the pulp and paper industry don’t understand how forests work. Forests are living...
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Pod of burrunan dolphins forms a 'fishing wall' to herd fish near the proposed site of a new jetty at the Quarantine Station.

Dolphins in danger

A new jetty has been proposed for the Quarantine Station in theint Nepean National Park master plan. It would have a devastating effect on the endangered burrunan dolphin, as Judy Muir explains....
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Some of the incredible native plants found at Anglesea include the delicate salmon sun orchid.

Anglesea Heathlands’ flowers empowered

It’s official – the internationally significant Anglesea Heathlands will be included in the Great Otway National Park in the autumn session of state parliament. This remarkable outcome is the...
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Our parks protect many gems including the southern emu wren.

National parks for sale – again!

Three current proposals for commercial developments in national  parks are seriously worrying, and there  could be more to come, warns Phil Ingamells. Has Parks Victoria’s tourism arm lost the...
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Logging near the Ada Tree has highlighted tensions between conservation and the logging industry.

Report reveals true value of Victoria’s unprotected forests

An independent scientific assessment into the conservation value of Victoria’s most-loved tall forests reveals almost half are unprotected and open to logging. The report debunks industry myths...
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Norman Bay beach at Wilsons Promontory National Park is hugely popular with families.

Does the Prom need a high-powered boat tour?

The proposal for a new, privately-operated boat tour of Wilsons Promontory National Park’s islands and seal colony raises a number of problems for one of Victoria’s most loved national...
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