A major event

PARK WATCH June 2021 | The Victorian Government is now conducting a Major Event Review on the impact the 2019-20 bushfires had on native forests and the logging industry. It’s hard to forget the...
Read More

Fire management needs some open scrutiny

PARK WATCH September 2021 | Fire affects us all, and it affects all of Victoria’s environment. So surely its management warrants ongoing, rigorous, independent evaluation, says Phil Ingamells. If...
Read More

Time to hang on to the wild

PARK WATCH September 2021 | There have been some great wins for conservation over the last 50 years or so. But we can’t maintain protection of our national parks unless we vigilantly protect the...
Read More

Wild winds and flattened forests

PARK WATCH September 2021 | Jordan Crook was in the eye of the storm – and explains what is necessary in the aftermath. On the night of the 9th of June, wild winds tore across the state, leaving in...
Read More

New national parks for Victoria

PARK WATCH September 2021 | Executive Director Matt Ruchel and Digital Campaigner Jessie Borrelle explain how the recent announcement is … complicated. It was an overcast Thursday morning, shaping...
Read More

Tribute: Ian Harris

TRIBUTE | Ian Harris (1948–2021) The Victorian National Parks Association community is saddened by the passing of Ian Harris. Ian served as ourent from 2001 to 2004, continuing as Vice...
Read More

Report launch – Wildlife corridor or sand pit?

In one of the most cleared regions of the most cleared state is an oasis of native vegetation. It’s called the Western Port woodlands. Right now, it’s under threat from sand mining. Our...
Read More