What happened to Victoria’s park visitor centres?

PARK WATCH March 2019 | VNPA’s Phil Ingamells wonders why park visitors are increasingly left in the dark. It’s a strange business this. People really like learning about nature. But despite...
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Black Saturday – Ten years on

PARK WATCH March 2019 | Much has been learnt, and there’s more learning to do, says Phil Ingamells. A few hundred metres up a seldom-walked track through Kinglake National Park, a stone seat...
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Black Saturday – How things have changed

PARK WATCH March 2019 |e Victorian Bushfires Royal Commission made 67 recommendations. Some have been fully implemented, others have been carefully revised, and a few have been largely ignored....
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Black Saturday – Forests after the fires

PARK WATCH March 2019 | Sera Blair looks at the impacts on and recovery of Victoria’s mountain ash forests. On 7 February 2009, fire spread rapidly through 78,200 hectares of mountain ash forest...
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Nature in the next term

PARK WATCH December 2018 | VNPA Executive Director Matt Ruchel reviews environmental policy in the state election.  Congratulations to the re-elected Andrews Government, with their massively...
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Let’s protect it forever

PARK WATCH December 2018 | We are one step closer to protecting Victoria’s central western forests, says our Nature Conservation Campaigner Shannon Hurley. VNPA has advocated for the protection of...
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A ‘peak’ of interest

PARK WATCH December 2018 | Windingrough temperate forested peaks and gullies in Victoria’s central west is one of our state’s most-loved and accessible bushwalks,e Beeripmo Walk. Walkers...
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Riverside Rescue

PARK WATCH December 2018 | Riparian action progress needs to continue according to our Executive Director Matt Ruchel. Riparian land land which runs along river, creek, wetlands and estuaries...
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Great Ocean Road national parks land grab

PARK WATCH December 2018 | A recently announced proposal for a new Great Ocean Road authority will weaken national park protection says our Executive Director Matt Ruchel and Park Protection...
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