Environment Park Subotopic Layout
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VegetationThe park has several plant communities ranging from Mountain Ash forest and riparian forest to shrubby foothill forest and swamp heathland. These support a rich flora and contain the rare plant Long Pink-bells, Tall Astelia and Brickmakers Saw-sedge.
The diversity of plant life attracts a range of wildlife including wombats, Swamp Wallabies and echidnas. There is also a diverse mammal population active mostly at night. They include possums, Yellow-bellied Gliders, Sugar Gliders and Greater Gliders that glide for up to 100 m from tree to tree.
Bush rats and antechinus (marsupial mice) may be spotted scuttling about on the forest floor.
Bird life is active. Keep a lookout for lyrebirds, honeyeaters, parrots, kookaburras, Yellow-tailed Black Cockatoos, currawongs and butcherbirds.
21 Nov 2013
A changing of the guard has taken place at the Parks Victoria Bright office with alpine stalwart Peter Jacobs handing over the baton to newly appointed North East District Manager Ty Caling. Peter Jacobs has enjoyed a stellar career within Parks Victoria with a number of key senior management positions…