The Grampians rice-flower is found only in the Grampions region of western Victoria and listed as nationally vulnerable.

New statewide plan maps out nature protection for Victoria

MEDIA RELEASE 4 April 2017 | A new statewide strategy to protect Victoria’s natural heritage highlights the importance of the state’s natural places. Released today the plan is the first...
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Logging in Victoria's central highlands.

Victoria’s forests are not magic puddings

PARK WATCH March 2017 | Matt Ruchel, member of therest Industry Taskrce and VNPA Executive Director, explains why sawmills and the pulp and paper industry don’t understand how forests work....
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Pod of burrunan dolphins forms a 'fishing wall' to herd fish near the proposed site of a new jetty at the Quarantine Station.

Dolphins in danger

PARK WATCH March 2017 | A new jetty has been proposed for the Quarantine Station in the Point Nepean National Park master plan. It would have devastating effect on the endangered burrunan dolphin,...
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Victoria's western forests offer great chances to explore a diverse range of landscapes.

New investigation into Victoria’s central west forests

NEWS 28 March 2017 | The much-neglected but loved forests of central west Victoria, including the Wombat, Wellsford, Mt Cole and Pyrenees Range forests, will lie at the heart of a new Victorian...
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Some of the incredible native plants found at Anglesea include the delicate salmon sun orchid.

Anglesea Heathlands’ flowers empowered

PARK WATCH March 2017 | It’s official – the internationally significant Anglesea Heathlands will be included in the Great Otway National Park in the autumn session of state parliament. This...
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Our parks protect many gems including the southern emu wren.

National parks for sale – again!

PARK WATCH March 2017 | Three current proposals for commercial developments in national  parks are seriously worrying, and there  could be more to come, warns Phil Ingamells. Has Parks Victoria’s...
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