The Great Forest National Park

The Great Forest National Park (GFNP) proposal is a vision for a multi-tiered park system for bush users and bush lovers alike, on Melbourne’s doorstep. It is a park that will protect and maintain important ecosystem functions critical for the health and well being of all Victorians. The proposal intends to amalgamate a group of smaller…

Six seasons in the Foothill forests

The Daylesford Nature Diary is a Nature journal on the comings and goings of life in the Wombat Forest in Central Victoria. Local naturalist and writer Tanya Loos has produced a beautifully illustrated six seasons wheel calendar for the Central Highlands. Check the Daylesford Nature Diary for details on getting the calendar. The first Australians understood that this continent…

the Great Forest National Park

Victoria’s Great Forest Experience – Melbourne’s New Playground Just 60 kilometre’s East of Melbourne there grows some of the tallest tree’s on earth. In their high canopy a plethora of gliders, owls and the tiny Leadbeater’s Possum dwells. These forests have flourished along the great divide under rich rainfall patterns and provide most of Melbourne’s…

volunteer to help search for Leadbeater’s Possum

Would you like to help search for Leadbeater’s Possum in the wild and be part of a long term ecological monitoring project run by Professor David Lindenmayer of the Australian National University? Then we could use your help with some stag watching evenings this summer. In this program volunteers are taken out to one of…