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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 Wallaby

Eastern Grey Kangaroo

Emu

Freckled Duck

Hooded Plover

Crimson Rosella

Koala

Superb Lyrebird
   

Eastern Ground Parrot  

Eastern Ground Parrot


Spotted Tail Quoll


Weedy Seadragon

 

 

 

Plants


Common Heath

Golden Wattle

Grass Tree

Mountain Ash

Victorian Orchids

Other fact sheets

The Department of Environment and Primary Industries provides fact sheets for:

Other websites with excellent information about individual species include:

  • Museum Victoria's Online field guide covers most animals that you will find in Victoria
  • The Atlas of Living Australia provides information about most Australian plants and wildlife including species information, images, distribution maps and more
  • Birdlife Australia provides excellent information about Australian birds
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Prospecting Volunteers are pure gold

11 Dec 2014

Parks Victoria praised the efforts of the Central Goldfields Branch of the Prospectors and Miners’ Association of Victoria on their first “Clean Up Our Parks Day” at the Havelock Nature Conservation Reserve near Maryborough last month. Bill Schultz, a local Maryborough gold prospector decided it was time to clean up…

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Westerfolds parkrun

25 Dec 2014 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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Westerfolds parkrun

27 Dec 2014 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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Junior Ranger holiday program

29 Dec 2014 12:00am - 24 Jan 2015 12:00pm

Join in for some fun ranger-guided activities these holidays.

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Junior Ranger holiday program

29 Dec 2014 12:00am - 24 Jan 2015 12:00pm

Join in for some fun ranger-guided activities these holidays.