*Fully booked* Birdwatching for beginners – online workshop

Online - Zoom link provided to registered attendees

Come and learn tricks and tips on birdwatching from VNPA bird enthusiasts. You’ll learn about bird features, spotting and hearing birds, resources for identifying birds and the joy of birdwatching. The workshop will give you the tools and confidence to add birdwatching to your adventures in nature. This will run as a small, interactive online […]

Free

Nature of change in Port Phillip Bay: webinar 1

Online

We invite you to travel back in time with us on Wednesday 11 October at our special Nature of Change webinar! Together we’ll explore the area’s geological history with renowned coastal geomorphologist Professor David Kennedy, while palaeontologist and science communicator Ben Francischelli will introduce us to the megafauna that once roamed Port Phillip Bay. RSVP […]

The future of Victoria’s native forests – a public symposium

Online

This public symposium will explore options and issues for securing the future of Victoria's native forests. We will convene scientists, land managers and First Nations expertise to explore and discuss perspectives informed by scholarship, cultural practices and ecological values. These researchers, policy makers and knowledge holders will address bushfire prevention, recovering threatened species, sustaining human […]

The future of Victoria’s native forests – a public symposium

Online

This public symposium will explore options and issues for securing the future of Victoria's native forests. We will convene scientists, land managers and First Nations expertise to explore and discuss perspectives informed by scholarship, cultural practices and ecological values. These researchers, policy makers and knowledge holders will address bushfire prevention, recovering threatened species, sustaining human […]

Nature of change in Port Phillip Bay: Marine ecosystems & water quality

Online

Join us for the next instalment of our Nature of Change webinar series! RSVP now. We'll share a captivating snapshot of the current state of marine life and the web of life that thrives beneath the waves. Our expert presenters will shed light on the challenges these underwater environments face and share the latest trends […]

*Fully booked* Bushwalk – native grasses of Royal Park

This walk is fully booked. Check out our activities calendar to find another walk to join us on! Visit 35,000 native grasses planted in Royal Park in 2021 on this 8km walk. Bring your own picnic dinner, but leave room for a gelato on Lygon Street! Along this walk we'll do a circuit through parts […]

Webinar – Nature of Change in Port Phillip Bay

Climate change and our coastline – the third instalment of our Nature of Change webinar series! Join us as we explore the ever-evolving nature of Port Phillip Bay's coastline. From storm surge events to king tides and rising sea levels, we'll uncover the fascinating dynamics shaping our coastal landscapes. Dr. James Driscoll will delve into […]

Bushwalk – Mt Macedon

This 14km walk will journey from Mt Macedon village to Memorial Cross and Camels Hump then return to our starting point. It involves a substantial climb (500-600m) which is steep at times. Fair warning - none of this walk is flat! But you'll be rewarded with tall forest, hopefully the occasional Koala, a scenic lunch […]

Webinar – Protecting our legacy trees

Online

Come along to our webinar on how we can keep big, old, hollow-bearing trees in the forest and across our landscapes. Our new protecting our living legacies report documents how public land managers can better care for our trees on public land, especially large, old, or hollow-bearing trees. Big old trees are some of the […]

*Fully booked* Bushwalk/camping weekend – Budj Bim

This activity is fully booked. Check out our activities calendar to find another activity to join! On this camping weekend we'll camp 2 nights, Friday 12 and Saturday 13 April in Budj Bim National Park, on Gunditjmara Country. This area is recognised by UNESCO for its World Heritage Universal Value. We'll explore its rich cultural […]