Grassy Plains conference

A conference for the community, professionals and all who share an interest in conservation of Melbourne’s Grassy Plains. The conference will explore the three themes of ‘Respect, Protect and Reconnect’ Melbourne’s Grassy Plains. Friday 12th October (9am – 5pm) and Sat 13th October, 2018 (1pm-5pm, lunch 12pm-1pm) At Wyndham Council Chambers, 45 Princes Highway, Werribee.…

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…

Planned burns are destroying habitat of endangered cockatoos

This is becoming a common story across Victoria. With the political ‘need’ to do fuel reduction burns and meet the 5% of the state target, individual burns are increasingly inappropriate in terms of area being burnt or timing of the burn. The Bushfires Royal Commission recommended a statewide fuel reduction burn target of 5% of…

Conservationists maintain stand at forest action

The following media release comes from Still Threatened, Still Wild, and marks the beginning of a summer of actions to protect remaining old growth forests. Today’s protest action continues to stop logging operations in a stand of forest at Stony Creek, East Gippsland, Victoria. Two conservationists remain at the top of tripods, blocking the road…