Forests of the Central West

PARK WATCH September 2018 | Read our breakdown of the recommendations from the draft Central West Investigation released by the Victorian Environmental Assessment Council (VEAC). Some are home to...
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Walking the Beeripmo clearfell trail

PARK WATCH September 2018 | Do you know the extent of logging at Mount Cole? Matt Ruchel reveals what is going on out west. Mount Cole has long been a popular bushwalking, camping and picnic spot for...
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Red-tailed black cockatoo. Photo: Bob McPherson

Alarm at logging of western forests and woodlands

PARK WATCH June 2017 | Our new report clearly demonstrates proposed commercial logging in the west of Victoria should be banned, says our executive director Matt Ruchel. Until recently the Victorian...
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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 into new logging plans for Victoria’s western forests and woodlands reveals they would be ecologically damaging....
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Victoria's western forests offer great chances to explore a diverse range of landscapes.

New investigation into Victoria’s central west forests

NEWS 28 March 2017 | The much-neglected but loved forests of central west Victoria, including the Wombat, Wellsford, Mt Cole and Pyrenees Range forests, will lie at the heart of a new Victorian...
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Mt Cole State Forest in the west of Victoria

Why the west’s forests and woodlands are important

Forest and woodlands on public land in the west of the state (roughly west of the Hume Highway) are fragmented remnants of bush, often surrounded by a sea of cleared farmland. These are important...
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