Hoodie chicks are tiny, and dwarfed by the heavy hooves of racehorses. Without protection they don't stand a chance against racing thoroughbreds.

Park Watch December 2016

Halfway through his first term of government, Premier Daniel Andrews looked like he had a premiership environmental team on his hands, then they dropped the ball on environmental protection by...
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Greater Glider. Photo: Pavel German/www.australiannature.com

Park Watch September 2016

Ingenuity, passion, commitment. They’re the hallmarks of so many people defending our parks and nature. In this edition of Park Watch we explore the threats of hard-hoofed animals munching,...
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Pharos at Mt Arapiles, Arapiles-Tooan State Park. Photo: Glenn Tempest

Park Watch June 2016

The passing of Bernie Fox in April, a past president of the Victorian National Parks Association and a passionate conservationist, is a reminder of the incredible value of commitment when it comes to...
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A student from the Department of Education & Training Leadership School photographs wildflowers at JB Plain, Alpine National Park. Photo: David Tatnall

Park Watch March 2016

We love ournal parks. They give us rest and recreation, protect thousands of native species and are the foundation of our efforts to protect nature for the future. And yet Victoria’s...
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Shelter for hikers at Bugiga campsite on the new Grampians Peaks Trail. Photo: Phil Ingamells

Park Watch December 2015

The final edition Park Watch for 2015 has plenty holiday reading. Meet our new president Euan Moore, get the latest updates on our marine and coastal work and read about the brilliant success...
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Black Saturday fire at Wilsons Promontory National Park. Photo: Phil Ingamells

Park Watch September 2015

Climate change poses significant threats to our parks and the native plants and animals that rely on them for survival, but are we prepared for the changes to come? In this edition of Park Watch...
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Powerful Owl. Photo: Lyn and Geoff Easton

Park Watch June 2015

A yarn about the values of rivers and small swamps, another about Baw Baw National Park and a piece on the secretive allocation of funds away from national parks are just some of the stories you will...
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Park Watch March 2015

Victoria’s new premier has a chance to once again make our state a world leader in nature conservation, but can he deliver? We also have a story about Westgate Park that reminds us not to...
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