Info for students
Victoria’s parks are home to over 4300 native plants and 948 native animals with many of these species now only found in these parks.
Learn about the different ecosystems found across Victoria.
Many native species are under threat due to changes humans have made to the environment. Find out more about Victoria’s endangered species, why they are under threat, and what is being done to help protect them.
Pest plants, animals and disease are major threats that face native plants and animals. Find out more about these pests and what is being done to minimise their impact.
Find out more about how Parks Victoria helps protect Victoria's parks and the plants and animals that rely on them for survival.
These printable fact files will help you learn more about some of Victoria’s favourite plants and animals.
20 Apr 2015
Work is beginning this week on a range of visitor facility improvements at Scotts Beach in Cobram Regional Park to re-establish the site as a picnic area that day visitors can enjoy. So visitors can appreciate uninterrupted views of the river, new picnic tables will be installed along the river’s…
1 May 2015 - 31 May 2015
A wide variety of events are held at Albert Park throughout the year. Events range from fun runs and sporting tournaments to other community events. See the full calendar here.
6 May 2015 8:30am - 8 May 2015 6:00pm
Work alongside Parks Victoria in threatened species recovery monitoring for the four large Forest Owls including: Powerful, Barking, Masked and Sooty Owl. Approximately 4-5 hours each evening will be spent out in the field. The Forest Owl Monitoring program is managed by Parks Victoria. Activities involve owl playbacks for response,…
7 May 2015 5:30pm-10:00pm
Woodlands Historic Park comes to life at dusk with kangaroos, wallabies, possums and other wildlife springing into action. We will be looking out for the Eastern Barred Bandicoots and learning about the program to save them from extinction. We start the evening with a light dinner under the stars before…
9 May 2015 10:00am-2:00pm
Werribee Park’s on site nursery, which is run by all of our combined friends groups, is bursting at the seams with over 1600 plants now ready for sale. All of the plants have been propagated by Werribee Park volunteers and students. Plant sale will run from the Nursery area adjacent…