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Melbourne Bushfire Protection Program

The Melbourne Bushfire Protection Program delivers fire prevention works across greater Melbourne from the Mornington Peninsula to the Dandenong Ranges, Lower Yarra Valley and west to Melbourne's grassland reserves and the Werribee River.

The map above allows you to type in an address and view fire prevention works taking place near that location. By using the map layers and legend, you can also see the fire history and where there are planned burns.

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Head start on planned burning ahead of summer

29 Aug 2014

Early spring conditions in the west of the state have allowed Department of Environment and Primary Industries (DEPI) and Parks Victoria crews to get a head start on fuel reduction works ahead of summer. DEPI Chief Fire Officer Alan Goodwin said even though Spring is just around the corner, crews…

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Grampians Conservation Explorer

1 Sep 2014 8:30am - 4 Sep 2014 5:30pm

We will take you behind the scenes on this exclusive, small group adventure as you work alongside a Parks Victoria Ranger to 'track and protect' the elusive Brush-tailed Phascogales, which are on Victoria's threatened species list. You will sample some of the region's best wines, see ancient Aboriginal rock art…

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Heart Foundation Walking - Park Walk

2 Sep 2014 10:00am-11:00am

Enjoy the fresh air of this beautiful park and get an insight into the park’s fascinating history, flora and fauna. This free guided walk run by Friends of Tarra Bulga National Park will lead you across the famous Corrigan Suspension Bridge which stretches through the rainforest canopy, and on either…

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The Melbourne Mega Bat Count

3 Sep 2014

The Grey-headed Flying-fox is the largest flying-fox (also known as a fruit bat) species in Australia. Each month the Australian Research Centre for Urban Ecology conduct the monthly bat count at Yarra Bend Park at dusk on the Wednesday evening closest to the risen full moon. This data is critical…

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Westerfolds parkrun

6 Sep 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.