Some of the incredible native plants found at Anglesea include the delicate salmon sun orchid.

Anglesea Heathlands’ flowers empowered

PARK WATCH March 2017 | 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...
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Our parks protect many gems including the southern emu wren.

National parks for sale – again!

PARK WATCH March 2017 | 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...
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Mt Cole State Forest in the west of Victoria

Why the west’s forests and woodlands are important

Forest and woodlands on public land in the west of the state (roughly west of the Hume Highway) are fragmented remnants of bush, often surrounded by a sea of cleared farmland. These are important...
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Feral horses in the Alpine National Park

Feral horses in the Alpine National Park

Hard hooved animals are not native to Australia. Horses, pigs, goats, deer and cattle cause considerable damage to our native ecosystems, which have evolved without that sort of impact. This is...
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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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