Tyers River, Moondarra State Park

Statewide Assessment of Public Land

PARK WATCH September 2017 | The Victorian Environmental Assessment Council (VEAC) has produced its final report on the Statewide Assessment of Public Land. VEAC was asked to look at allurrent land...
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Sambar deer, Bogong High Plains, Alpine National Park

Pest animals get more than a glance

PARK WATCH September 2017 | A recent inquiry intohe control of invasive animals on crown land came up with some sensible recommendations, says Phil Ingamells. There are many alien beasts rampaging...
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NatureWatch

Celebrating 10 years of NatureWatch!

PARK WATCH September 2017 | Our NatureWatch program,d the program’s original coordinator Caitlin Griffith, reached a major ten year milestone in 2017. In 2007 inspired group of VNPA members...
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A logging coupe in the Central Highlands

Leaving only the ASH

PARK WATCH September 2017 | The Andrews Government is torn between helping a group of workers in a small country town fighting for their jobs and caving in to a group of Melbourne investors happy for...
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Hooded plover on the beach-box

Take action on horses hurting hoodies

PARK WATCH September 2017 | VNPA marine and coastal coordinator Chris Smyth gives an update and calls on Park Watch readers to help stop our beaches becoming racetracks. Despite barely 50 hooded...
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The fire inquiry we could have had

PARK WATCH September 2017 | Victoria’s recent Parliamentary Inquiry into fire season preparedness missed the mark, says VNPA’s Phil Ingamells. When Neil Comrie, tasked with monitoring the...
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Reef Cam at Popes Eye. Photo: Kade Mills

Dive in from your desk!

PROGRAM UPDATE 18 September 2017 | We have a very exciting opportunity for you to experience the underwater wonders of Port Phillip Bay – on your screen in real-time with Reef Cam! One of the...
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Deer are spreading across Victoria into many sensitive habitats.

Melbourne’s wild deer chase puts Victorian government on notice

MEDIA RELEASE 30 August 2017 | Video footage of a panicked, wild deer skittering dangerously across a Melbourne road is a clear sign the Victorian government urgently needs to tackle exploding...
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