A dozen good reasons for new national parks in the central west of Victoria

PARK WATCH September 2019 | Right now the Andrews Government has a fantastic opportunity to do our state proud by creating much-needed new national parks for the protection of our forests and the...
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How to spot your dragon

PARK WATCH September 2019 | Our ReefWatch Coordinator Kade Mills invites you on a quest in our newest marine citizen science project. How well do you know youre emblems? You likely know our...
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Great Victorian Fish Count 2018 report released

PROGRAM UPDATE 1 August 2019 | Our 2018 Great Victorian Fish Count was another great success, with 750 citizen scientists taking to the water to record a diverse range of bony fish, sharks and rays...
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Thank you for your support

Your support and generous gifts this past year have powered the Victorian National Parks Association through its 67th year. Thanks to the generosity of supporters, we’ve kept up the good fight,...
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Caring for parks – by the numbers

PARK WATCH June 2019 | Nature is facing unprecedented pressure – and our national parks are the foundation of efforts to protect it. VNPA Executive Director Matt Ruchel explains the value of parks...
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Victoria – state of nature decline

PARK WATCH June 2019 | VNPA Executive Director Matt Ruchel examines the third Victorian State of the Environment report released in March 2019 – and finds it presents a fairly grim picture for...
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The wonders of Wombat Forest

PARK WATCH June 2019 | Our Naturewatch program’s Coordinator Sera Blair shares the tremendous halfway results of our Caught on Camera project. One of the reasons we love Wombat Forest and want...
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Zombie western forest agreements

PARK WATCH June 2019 | Regulatory relics getting a polish up? The controversial Regional Forest Agreements are being reviewed. But will it lead to better outcomes for Victoria’s forests?  The...
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