Cape Howe Wilderness Zone is part of Croajingolong National Park. It adjoins Nadgee Wilderness Area along the border between Victoria and New South Wales. …
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Cape Howe Wilderness Zone
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Cape Howe Wilderness Zone is part of Croajingolong National Park. It adjoins Nadgee Wilderness Area along the border between Victoria and New South Wales. The Nadgee-Howe Wilderness Area is considered to be the best representation of pre-European coastal vegetation in south eastern Australia.
At Cape Howe, and along the Wilderness Coast, sand dominated landscapes are the result of on-shore winds that build large, mobile dune systems. The rolling sand dunes of Croajingolong contrast spectacularly with the adjoining dense heaths and forest of Nadgee Nature Reserve.
The protection of flora and fauna at Cape Howe extends into the sea, where Cape Howe Marine National Park provides habitat for a mixture of cool water southern marine species and warmer water species more common in the north. Beneath a thick canopy of seaweed shelters red sea tulips, sponges, colourful sea stars and many smaller seaweeds.
07 May 2013
National Volunteer Week, 13-19 May, is giving Parks Victoria the chance to say a special thank you to its many volunteer groups across the state. There are around 200 volunteer and Friends groups who donate their time and energy to Victorian parks, reserves, and marine sanctuaries throughout the year. Last year …