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This October listen and keep your eyes open for Victoria's birds with a ranger.

Join a bird watching Discovery activity to celebrate Bird Week 2014. Park rangers are running tours through many parks to help find Victoria's best bird viewing points. For a list of parks and activities and to book click here.

 

Get to know Victoria's parks with a ranger on a Discovery talk or activity. Activities are available for all ages and are run in parks along the coast, forests, mountains, caves and historic buildings. Ranger guided activities are offered during peak holiday periods. 

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Junior Rangers - Ideal for kids aged 6-12, Parks Victoria’s Junior Ranger Program is all about having hands-on fun outdoors while learning more about the environment and how parks protect native animals and plants. Click here to view Junior Ranger activities, games and website.

Ranger Roo -  Ranger Roo is Parks Victoria's mascot to ignite younger children’s excitement about and appreciation for parks, nature and the outdoors. His message is simple: 'play, laugh, learn and look after my beautiful home'.
Ranger Roo’s friends are generally aged 3 to 6 years old. Visit his website

 

Hooded Plovers on the beach at Cape Liptrap Coastal Park Click to view the news RSS feed.

Foxes targeted to help endangered Hooded Plovers in Cape Liptrap Coastal Park

26 Sep 2014

An extensive and ongoing program to control foxes in Cape Liptrap Coastal Park will be ramping up as the Hooded Plover breeding season begins. Parks Victoria Ranger David Farrar asked the public to be aware that baiting programs along Venus Bay and Waratah Bay are in place and dogs need…

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Westerfolds parkrun

25 Oct 2014 8:00am-9:00am

parkrun is free, weekly, 5km timed run that is open to everyone - walkers, runners, families and dogs are all welcome! Westerfolds parkrun occurs every Saturday morning. We're based near the main carpark off the Fitzsimons Lane entrance, and the course is run entirely on sealed paths within the park.

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Australian Rhododendron Society 2014 Convention

25 Oct 2014 9:00am - 26 Oct 2014 4:00pm

This year’s ARS National Conference focuses on the pressing topic of Rhododendron conservation in this time of steeply accelerating forest loss, climate change and human population.

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Ranger Guided Bird Walk - Mount Alexander Regional Park

25 Oct 2014 12:30pm-1:30pm

A walk through the ex koala reserve identifying and recording birds around us To celebrate Bird Week 2014, join a Parks Victoria ranger on a free guided bird watching walk through Mount Alexander Regional Park. The ranger will take you through the ex koala reserve to help identify and record…

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Ranger Guided Bird Walk - Castlemaine Diggings National Heritage Park

26 Oct 2014 9:30am-10:30am

To celebrate Bird Week 2014, join a Parks Victoria ranger on a free guided bird watching walk through Castlemaine Diggings National Heritage Park. The ranger will guide you along the Loddon River to identify and record the park's bird species. All experience levels and ages are welcome – from novice…