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Code red closures - South West

On days of Code Red Fire Danger Rating all parks identified as 'high bushfire risk' will be closed for public safety.

Those sites that have been assessed to have a low level of risk or actions have been taken to reduce the bushfire risk will remain open on Code Red days.

See below for a complete list of open and closed parks within the Bureau of Meteorology's South West forecast district.

Parks closed on Code Red days

All State Forests in the area 

Anglesea Heath

Ararat Hills Regional Park

Bats Ridge Wildlife Reserve

Bay of Islands Coastal Park

Cape Nelson State Park 

Cobboboonee National Park

Crawford River Regional Park

Dergholm State Park

Discovery Bay Coastal Park

Floating Islands Flora and Fauna Reserve

Glenelg River - Fulham Scenic Reserve

Grampians National Park

Great Otway National Park

Kawarren Regional Park

Langi Ghiran State Park

Lower Glenelg National Park

Mount Buangor State Park

Mount Eccles National Park

Mount Napier State Park

Mount Richmond National Park

Peter Francis Points Arboretum F.R

Port Campbell National Park

Port Campbell National Park - 12 Apostles and Car Park

Tower Hill Wildlife Reserve

Wilkin Flora and Fauna Reserve

 

Parks open on Code Red days

Lake Bolac Reserve

Lake Gillear Wildlife Reserve

Lower Homebush Historic Area 

 

List current as of January 2014

 

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Rubbish Roundup along Glenelg River Estuary

29 Sep 2014

A combined force of Parks Victoria, the Glenelg Hopkins CMA, Nelson Coast-care, Conservation Volunteers Australia and some keen locals have run a river rubbish offensive with great results. The team cleaned up the river foreshore from the mouth of the Glenelg River to the Nelson township last month, and are…

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Westerfolds parkrun

25 Oct 2014 8:00am-9:00am

parkrun is free, weekly, 5km timed run that is open to everyone - walkers, runners, families 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 park.

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Australian Rhododendron Society 2014 Convention

25 Oct 2014 9:00am - 26 Oct 2014 4:00pm

This year’s ARS National Conference focuses on the pressing topic of Rhododendron conservation in this time of steeply accelerating forest loss, climate change and human population.

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Ranger Guided Bird Walk - Mount Alexander Regional Park

25 Oct 2014 12:30pm-1:30pm

A walk through the ex koala reserve identifying and recording birds around us To celebrate Bird Week 2014, join a Parks Victoria ranger on a free guided bird watching walk through Mount Alexander Regional Park. The ranger will take you through the ex koala reserve to help identify and record…

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Ranger Guided Bird Walk - Castlemaine Diggings National Heritage Park

26 Oct 2014 9:30am-10:30am

To celebrate Bird Week 2014, join a Parks Victoria ranger on a free guided bird watching walk through Castlemaine Diggings National Heritage Park. The ranger will guide you along the Loddon River to identify and record the park's bird species. All experience levels and ages are welcome – from novice…