Getting crabbier

PARK WATCH September 2020 | The spectacular annual Spider Crab aggregation event may have all but been and gone for this year, but that does not mean the campaign to #SaveOurSpidercrabs is over, says...
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River Red Gum Parks – designated but dewatered?

PARK WATCH September 2020 | Following Matt Ruchel’s reflection on the tenth anniversary of the Red Gum Parks in the previous edition of Park Watch, Professor Jamie Pittock from The Australian...
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Traditional Owner joint-management

PARK WATCH September 2020 | Victoria’s go-it-alone approach to Traditional Owner Recognition and Settlement Agreements has made joint management of our national parks the ‘new normal’, says...
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Community getting crabby: bag limit proposal maintains crab carnage

MEDIA RELEASE 23 September 2020 | Spider crab advocates oppose a reduced bag limit for Australian Giant Spider Crabs, proposed by the Victorian Fisheries Authority, reducing the permitted daily...
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Bung Yarnda (Lake Tyers) visitor plan paves the way

NEWS 24 September 2020 | A draft Camping and Access Strategy has been developed for Lake Tyers State Park and it could, or should, be model for managing access to our parks and reserves across...
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Talking Crab

Here’s a crab bag of interesting facts about spider crabs.  We’ve compiled answers to questions you always wanted to know and more. Thanks to Dr Gary Poore (Museums Victoria) and our...
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Say NO to AGL’s industrialisation of Westernport Bay

TAKE ACTION | Our beautiful and beloved Westernport Bay is a perfect wildlife wonderland with its rich diversity of marine habitats.  But it is all at risk if AGL the energy giant gets the tick of...
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