National parks creation needs a jump start

PARK WATCH September 2018 | In November 2017, the Andrews Government was tracking as the worst performer in terms of park creation over the last 60+ years. Now, with only weeks to go before the next...
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Alpine National Park. Photo: Paul Sinclair

Nature’s Needs

PARK WATCH September 2018 | Our Director Matt Ruchel outlines ten conservation priorities for the 2018 Victorian state election. VNPA has produced a detailed policy document which has been provided...
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Forests of the Central West

PARK WATCH September 2018 | Read our breakdown of the recommendations from the draft Central West Investigation released by the Victorian Environmental Assessment Council (VEAC). Some are home to...
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Walking the Beeripmo clearfell trail

PARK WATCH September 2018 | Do you know the extent of logging at Mount Cole? Matt Ruchel reveals what is going on out west. Mount Cole has long been a popular bushwalking, camping and picnic spot for...
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Great Ocean Road threatened?

PARK WATCH September 2018 | The tourism industry eyes off the Great Ocean Road, as the Coalition announces a new authority to manage crown land, reports Matt Ruchel. The Great Ocean Road is more than...
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We can deal with deer

PARK WATCH September 2018 | There are real solutions to Victoria’s deer problem, but it will need commitment from government says our Parks Protection Campaigner Phil Ingamells. It seems an...
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Rediscovering a rarity

PARK WATCH September 2018 | An amazing story of individual perseverance in threatened species protection is shared by Bernie Mace and Milan Stupar. Milan Stupar was guided by intuition and historical...
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A sambar stag enjoying a bath in one of the Alpine National Parks national and state listed peatbeds.

Deer invasion gone too far!

NEWS 19 September 2018 | Six species of deer are trashing ecosystems in Victoria, frome high plains to rainforest gullies. Estimates pute current population at around one million, which means...
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