Snapper. Photo: Copyright Gary Bell/OceanwideImages.com

The state of recreational fishing in Victoria

The State of Recreational Fishing in Victoria has been prepared by two independent marine scientists who have identified current knowledge gaps and provided proposals for improving the management of...
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Golden sun moth in grasslands. Photo: It's a Wildlife

Start with the grasslands

This guide is a resource for anyone interested in conserving and managing grasslands but particularly useful for those new urban areas, including state and local government planners,...
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NatureWatch volunteers at work in the field. Photo: Ada Nano

Frogs in the grass

In January 2011 our NatureWatch program began monitoring populations of the nationally vulnerable Growling Grass Frog at the City of Whittlesea Quarry in Epping. In Victoria the frog is classified as...
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Striped legless lizard. Photo: ACT Parks and Conservation Service

Legging it for lizards

In 2010 our NatureWatch program and 32 eager volunteers visited Iramoo Wildlife Reserve in Melbourne’s western suburbs to find out how a population of endangered Striped Legless Lizards were...
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Golden sun moth in grasslands. Photo: It's a Wildlife

Moths in the sun

This report presents the resultsf three yearsf community monitoring for Golden Sun Moths in the Derrimut Grassland Reserve. Thebjectivesf the monitoring were to: 1. Document the distribution...
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River red gum wetlands. Illustration: Rhyll Plant & Jess McGeachin.

Riverside rescue: solutions for riparian land in Victoria

Riverside rescue: solutions for riparian land in Victoria, launched on World Rivers Day 2011 Riverside Rescue highlights the parlous condition of Victoria’s rivers and streams and identifies...
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Brolga. Photo: Chris Tzaros

13 thirsty species

A failure by past Victorian governments to arrest declining river health has left large tracts of River Red Gum forests and globally significant wetlands struggling to survive. In 2010 we published...
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Wombat State Forest

Better protection for special places

This report documents the natural values of more than 100,000 hectares of state forest across Central Victoria and calls for a dramatic increase in government spending and greater protection for...
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