What’s that? The national environmental laws don’t work?

PARK WATCH March 2021 | Who would have thought? Asks Executive Director Matt Ruchel. “Ineffective”, leading to “piecemeal decisions”, “outdated”, and “not fit to address current or...
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After the fires

PARK WATCH March 2021 | We must protect our forest refuges. By Jordan Crook and Matt Ruchel. In a year where the word ‘unprecedented’ was overused to the point of losing meaning, the 2019-20...
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Stop logging forests recovering from the bushfires

The 2019-20 Black Summer bushfires burnt more than 1.25 million hectares of forest across eastern Victoria, killing millions of wildlife. A year on, the animals and plants spared from the flames face...
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Old-growth forests – imperilled in Victoria

PARK WATCH December 2020 | Michael Feller, VNPA Council Member and Conservation Committee Co-Chair, writes of the ongoing loss of our invaluable old trees....
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Permanent protection for nature stalls

PARK WATCH September 2020 | We are increasingly alarmed by the Andrews Government’s delay in approving newional parks – especially as it continues to make decisions to the detriment of...
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Forgotten forests

PARK WATCH June 2020 | Nature Conservation Campaigner Jordan Crook on the continued logging in the Central West. The forests and woodlands of Victoria’s west are sometimes referred to as the...
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A rare discovery

PARK WATCH June 2020 | The first threatened species detection report has been submitted for the west, shares Nature Conservation Campaigner Jordan Crook....
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