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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. 

Ecosystems

Victoria has a diverse range of ecosystems. While many of these areas have been heavily changed by humans, Victoria’s park system has been setup

Endangered species

All plants and animals rely on other species for survival. Most commonly this is where one animal eats another or when plants rely on animals

Fact files

The following fact files will help you learn more about some of Victoria’s native plants and animals. Animals Australian Fur Seal Brushtail Possum Brush-tailed Rock

Managing our parks

Through effective environmental and visitor management, Parks Victoria is dedicated to preserving and enhancing the natural and heritage values of the parks, bays, and waterways.

Pests

A pest is any unwanted organism that has moved into an area that it previously wasn't found in. They can be introduced to a new

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Ecological burning breakthrough for Wilsons Prom habitat restoration

12 Aug 2015

An exciting discovery by a team of park managers and researchers could help restore a significant Coastal Grassy Woodland ecosystem in Wilsons Promontory National Park. Using ecological burning, they dramatically reduced the dense cover of Coastal Tea-tree with a single fire. Yanakie Isthmus, in Wilsons Promontory National Park, was once…

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