Forgotten forests

PARK WATCH June 2020 | Nature Conservation Campaigner Jordan Crook on the continued logging in the Central West. The forests and woodlands of Victoria’s west are sometimes referred to as the...
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A rare discovery

PARK WATCH June 2020 | The first threatened species detection report has been submitted for the west, shares Nature Conservation Campaigner Jordan Crook....
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Another decade…

PARK WATCH June 2020 | Amid the COVID-19 shutdowns in early April, the Victorian and Commonwealth governments re-signed their agreement for logging native forests for a further ten years. By...
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Federal Court backs national park protection

PARK WATCH June 2020 | A Federal Court judge has ruled that Victoria is free to continue a cull of feral horses in the Alpine National Park. It’s a decision with lessons for us all, says...
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Opportunity to strengthen national environmental laws

PARK WATCH June 2020 | VNPA Executive Director Matt Ruchel guides us through the review of the EBPC Act. The main piece of national environmental law, the Environment Protection and Biodiversity...
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Victoria’s new threatened species laws coming into force

PARK WATCH June 2020 | A small step in the right direction, but not far enough to address the extentf species decline in Victoria. The Flora and Fauna Guarantee Act 1988 (FFG Act) is the key piece...
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Too sensitive and precious to risk

PARK WATCH June 2020 | Our Nature Conservation Campaigner Shannon Hurley rallies the community to speak out against the industrialisation of Westernport Bay. For the past couple of years, AGL’s...
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March of the Spider Crabs

PARK WATCH June 2020 | AJ Morton, scuba divingusiness owner of Dive2U, and Shannon Hurley, Victorian National Parks Association, reveal how one of Victoria’s greatest underwater spectacles could...
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