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Get to know Victoria's parks with a ranger on a Discovery talk or activity.

During peak periods ranger guided activities are available for all ages and are run in parks along the coast, forests, mountains, caves and historic buildings.

Year round you can check out www.juniorrangers.com.au and choose your own adventure with a downloadable self-guided activity.

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

 

Seasonal Ranger Vanessa Wiggenraad with Junior Ranger participants Click to view the news RSS feed.

Serendip Summer for a Seasonal Ranger

15 Jan 2015

Seasonal Ranger Vanessa Wiggenraad is loving the hands on experience of her summer placement at Serendip Sanctuary. Every summer Parks Victoria recruits a team of temporary rangers to help out during its busiest season. Vanessa is working with the Serendip team and learning lots about caring for birds and native…

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Summer No Frills Friday

30 Jan 2015 7:00pm-8:30pm

Fun, low key Mountain Bike racing suitable for beginner racers and juniors (13yrs and over)

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Westerfolds parkrun

31 Jan 2015 8:00am-9:00am

parkrun is free, weekly, 5km timed run that is open to everyone - walkers, runners, families, prams 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…

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Gazebo 3hr MTB Enduro

6 Feb 2015 7:00pm-11:00pm

Fun, low key Mountain Bike racing suitable for all MTB racers and and special 1 & 2hr events for juniors (12yrs and over). Lights are mandatory for the 2hr & 3hr events.

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Summer grafting and fruit-tasting day

15 Feb 2015 10:00am-3:00pm

Tour the heritage orchard at Werribee Park, and see how it has improved since its state of neglect five years ago. Watch tree-grafting demonstrations Buy heritage fruit trees Talk to experts in gardening and fruit growing Eat, drink and be merry – the CWA will be preparing food and drinks…