Mount Cole still on the chopping block

PARK WATCH March 2020 | VicForest’s plans for clearfell logging in areas of proposed national park must be halted, argues Matt Ruchel. Community assets and natural values protected – or not?...
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This summer’s fire

PARK WATCH March 2020 | Our native plants and animals have had a long and troubled parent-child relationship with fire. It might be becoming an irreconcilable one, writes VNPA Parks Protection...
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The next fire

PARK WATCH March 2020 | Can we control fire with fire? Will more fuel reduction burning really save us and the bush we love? It’s time for a new approach, not failed remedies,...
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Save or salvage

PARK WATCH March 2020 | Short-term economic gain, long-term ecological damage – VNPA Nature Conservation Campaigner John Kotsiaris denounces salvage logging. Victoria is already Australia’s most...
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Toward the finish line?

PARK WATCH March 2020 | Nature Conservation Campaigner Shannon Hurley shares the power of persistence in the battle over the Belfast Coastal Reserve. The efforts to protect Warrnambool’s...
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The Great Obfuscation Road

PARK WATCH March 2020 | Proposed Great Ocean Road legislation is still unclear, says Phil Ingamells. Tiled boldly into the floor of Victoria’s Parliament House lobby are the words: “Where no...
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Follow the money, not the promises

PARK WATCH March 2020 | New grassland revenue bill passes Parliament. The Melbourne Strategic Assessment (Environment Mitigation Levey) Bill 2019 passed the Victorian Parliament in early February....
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VNPA Coronavirus (COVID-19) update

Along with the rest of the community, we are concerned by the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and we are thinking of you and your families and friends. We want to reassure you that the safety and...
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