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 Jan 2015
Students from the Snowy River Campus of the School for Student Leadership, near Marlo on the edge of Cape Conran Coastal Park, recently helped out with a big beach clean-up. The enthusiastic team joined Parks Victoria Ranger Mike Irvine to remove Sea Spurge weeds and collect rubbish, including a large…
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.
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…
22 Feb 2015 10:00am-6:30pm
On Sunday, 22 February 2015 the City of Wyndham will host an outstanding line up of musical talent for Live on the Lawn at Werribee Park. The event will feature the talents of renowned country musicians - including Golden Guitarist Lee Kernaghan, singer-songwriter-story teller Kasey Chambers, singer-songwriter Adam Brand and…
15 Mar 2015 11:00am-5:00pm
Fromage a Trois – Cheese and Cider Festival will showcase Australian Speciality cheese and cider makers, together with compliment products, set within the spectacular grounds of Werribee park. Visitors will be able to sample, experience and purchase produce while enjoying relaxing music from the main stage.