Grasstree monitoring

Report: Grass trees under the microscope

In 2007, the Victorian National Parks Association joined with the Friends of Brisbane Ranges, Parks Victoria and Deakin University to design a monitoring project that investigated the long-term...
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Wombat Forest, A Greater Refuge for Gliders

REPORT 2020 | This report Wombat Forest, A Greater Refuge forers released by the Victorian National Parks Association and local community group Wombat Forestcare shows the numbers of Greater...
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2018 Great Victorian Fish Count

The 2018 Great Victorian Fish Count saw 750 citizen scientists take to the water to record a diverse range of bony fish, sharks and rays from bays, piers and reefs across the state. This report...
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Smooth ray

2017 Great Victorian Fish Count

The 2017 Great Victorian Fish Count was another great success of citizen science, with over 700 volunteer divers and snorkelers recording an amazing diversity of fish across the state. This year...
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A cowfish spotted during the Great Victorian Fish Count

2016 Great Victorian Fish Count

The 2016 Great Victorian Fish Count was another great success of citizen science, with hundreds of volunteers recording an amazing diversity of fish across the state. This report summarises the...
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Looking east towards Mount Langi Ghiran and Mount Cole. Photo: Ed Dunens | Flickr | CC BY 2.0

Western Forests and Woodlands at risk

REPORT 2017 | An investigation by the Victorian National Parks Association into new loggingans for Victoria’s western forests and woodlands reveals they would be ecologically damaging and take...
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Wilsons Promontory National Park 1973. Hikers at summit of Mt Oberon with Tidal River Campground, Norman Bay, Pillar Point and Tongue Point in background.

Building a National Parks Service for Victoria

Victorians and our park system owe a lot to Dr Leonard Hart Smith, whose account of his time as Director of National Parks is now available for free on our website. When Len Smith became...
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