A coppicing spotted gum stump that will regrow to be harvested again.

The nature of wood

PARK WATCH June 2018 | As winter descends, are you one of many conflicted about sourcing firewood to heat your home? Ben Boxshall, land manager, forestry practitioner and a member of the...
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A sambar stag enjoying a bath in one of the Alpine National Parks national and state listed peatbeds.

Dealing with deer

PARK WATCH June 2018 | Victoria’s deer management strategy can and should include real answers to the deer problem, says Phil Ingamells. Deer are creating havoc in our natural areas. The problem...
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Mount Feathertop is Victoria’s only freestanding mountain of any magnitude, and so far it has remainned largely untouched. Tourism plans for a series of luxury cabins and a group lodge on the peak’s Diamantina Spur, serviced daily by helicopters, have little public support

Where’s the line?

PARK WATCH June 2018 | Planning rules for tourism and other visitor infrastructure in public land are largely absent, and guidelines are increasingly ignored where they do exist, reports Phil...
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The Great Tree Project

PARK WATCH June 2018 | Karena Goldfinch is one of the Knitting Nannas of Toolangi, a group of women peacefully and creatively protesting against the destruction of our beautiful native forests....
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Humpback whale sighting in Bass Strait

Whale hello there!

PARK WATCH June 2018 | David Donnelly, marine researcher and manager of Killer Whales Australia tells us how to have a whale of a time this winter. Victoria’s coastline is no stranger to the...
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Snow daisy's and billy buttons in the Bogong High Plains.

Alpine National Park gets a lifeline

NEWS 2 June 2018 | Feral horses ravaging Victoria’s Alpine National Park are to be brought under control. Victoria’s Environment Minister Lily D’Ambrosio has released a three-year...
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New investigation into marine areas

NEWS 3 May 2018 | Thean Environment Minister has issued new terms of reference for thean Environmental Assessment Council (VEAC) to do a desktop assessment of the values of the...
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Mt Feathertop untamed. Photo: Mark Darragh

Falls to Hotham track impacts grow

NEWS 3 May 2018 | Parksoria has released its final Master Plan for the Falls to Hotham Alpine Crossing: a five day serviced hiking opportunity catering for ‘comfort in nature’ seekers in...
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East Gippsland coast

Auditor-General shines light on coastal management

NEWS 7 May 2018 | The Victorian Auditor-Generals Office (VAGO) report ‘Protecting Victoria’s Coastal Assets‘ recently tabled in the Victorian parliament reaffirms and highlights many of...
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