While we are all spending extra time at home, we can still experience and enjoy nature every day. 

We’re compiling activities, ideas and resources to help you connect with and care for nature at home – perhaps you can have a wild adventure in your backyard or be a citizen scientist online!

Practice identifying fish in our virtual Great Victorian Fish Count footage.

Watch Victoria’s marine emblem the Weedy Seadragon swimming at Portsea Pier.

Get a glimpse into our Communities Listening for Nature project video.

See a different view of the forests of the central west with our digital art project.

Marine National Parks Podcast – our six-part podcast series capturing the social history that led to the creation of the world-first system of marine national parks and sanctuaries in Victoria.

Little Desert Podcast – our four-part podcast series revisiting the 1969 political dispute that put nature conservation and community consultation on the party-political agenda in Victoria.

Reading our March edition of Park Watch magazine provides a way for you to engage with what is happening in nature across our state.

Marvellous mammals
Rocky reefs
Marine plants and algae
Victoria’s national parks


The reality is that it’s now more important than ever to stand up for nature. The Victorian National Parks Association continues to work tirelessly on our campaigns to protect Victoria’s native plants and animals and special places. There are many ways you can support this work, including emailing decision makers.

Support the campaign to create new national parks in the central west by taking action