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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.


Use this section to learn more about how Parks Victoria manages parks.

Role of a park ranger

The role of a park ranger is as varied as the parks and environments they manage. To get an idea of the many responsibilities of...

Types of Parks

Parks Victoria looks after over 4 million hectares of public land. Some of these areas are reserved to protect plants and animals whereas others are...

Park planning

What is a management plan? Management plans outline the vision, goals, measures and long-term strategies used in managing national and state parks. These are written...

Fire

Fire, both as a natural event and as used by Aboriginal people, has been a part of the Australian environment for thousands of years. It...

Monitoring the migratory bird population On Pelican Island Click to view the news RSS feed.

Pelican Island sand renourishment project a success

06 Feb 2017

Sand renourishment and revegetation works undertaken in 2015 and 2016 to improve the habitat values for migratory birds on Pelican Island in the Gippsland Lakes is starting to pay dividends for the population of Fairy Tern and Little Terns. Pelican Island had experienced a loss in low level beach areas…

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