Conservation

Protect a piece of the Western Port Woodlands puzzle

Protect a piece of the Western Port Woodlands puzzle

From Victoria National Parks Association (19/4/24)… Protect a piece of the Western Port Woodlands puzzle Remember the news in January about protecting an important piece of the Western Port Woodlands puzzle? It’s on the market right now – we need to let the Environment Minister…

2024 Earth Day on April 22

2024 Earth Day on April 22

From Greenfleet (16/4/24)…   2024 Earth Day on April 22 Earth Day brings people together to protect the precious earth we live on. Greenfleet supporters are longtime proponents of taking action to protect our earth, and the plants and animals that need our help. Earth…

Save Western Port Woodlands

Save Western Port Woodlands

Save Western Port Woodlands Dear Woodlanders The clock is ticking on our efforts to secure part of the former Holden Proving Ground for conservation. To recap, this is about 400 hectares of very high grade remnant woodland which forms the central chunk of the Western Port Woodlands and is…

Mornington Peninsula Landcare Network  April Newsletter

Mornington Peninsula Landcare Network April Newsletter

From Mornington Peninsula Landcare Network (12/4/24)…   Mornington Peninsula Landcare Network April Newsletter There are some good pieces in this month’s newsletter: News of the Linking the Mornington Peninsula plan, an invitation to a planting day at Coolart, information about dung beetles, brief news of a…

Critically endangered eastern bristlebirds bred in captivity released into Border Ranges National Park

Critically endangered eastern bristlebirds bred in captivity released into Border Ranges National Park

From ABC News (7/4/24)…   Critically endangered eastern bristlebirds bred in captivity released into Border Ranges National Park Deep in the bush in north-eastern New South Wales, rangers are preparing a group of tiny, endangered birds to be released into the wild. The eight captive-bred…

Thousands more of Tasmania ‘giant’ native trees could be spared from logging under policy change

Thousands more of Tasmania ‘giant’ native trees could be spared from logging under policy change

From ABC News (3/4/24)…   Thousands more of Tasmania ‘giant’ native trees could be spared from logging under policy change Tasmania’s practice of logging centuries-old trees received international attention – and condemnation – last year when one was trucked through the centre of Hobart. Now,…

Have your say on the future of the Central Highlands

Have your say on the future of the Central Highlands

From Victoria National Parks Association (6/4/24)…   Take action: A future for nature in the Central Highlands The Central Highlands is a spectacular place. It’s also spectacularly under protected. It’s full of incredible wildlife like Leadbeater’s Possums, Greater Gliders and Mountain Ash. It’s one of the most…

Action: Adopt the Big 21 for our big trees

Action: Adopt the Big 21 for our big trees

From Victoria National Parks Association (4/4/24)…   Action: Adopt the Big 21 for our big trees I’m a sucker for a big tree. They’re epic, they’re living monuments. Visiting one I’ve been to many times, like the Hackett Tree, is like visiting an old friend.…

DEECA April Newsletter for Environmental Volunteers and Landcarers

DEECA April Newsletter for Environmental Volunteers and Landcarers

From DEECA (3/4/24)… April Newsletter for environmental volunteers and landcarers In this edition: City Nature Challenge Grants Landcare for Country Training Parks Victoria Volunteer Strategy 2024 – 28 Resources Cat Management Strategy Read the Article Back to News

Community webinar: Nature of Change in Port Phillip Bay

Community webinar: Nature of Change in Port Phillip Bay

From Victoria National Parks Association (31/3/24)…   Community webinar: Nature of Change in Port Phillip Bay Did you know that the waters of south-east Australia are a known climate change hotspot? Are you interested to learn the forecast of weather patterns and impacts on the…