Native plants and animals
Parks contain a wide range of habitats and play a vital role in protecting native plants and wildlife.
Victoria's parks are home to more than 4300 native plants and 948 native animal species.
Some plants and animals are unique to particular areas of Victoria, while others are common throughout the state.
What they look like and how they grow depends on their health and the health of their environment. If they are not protected, they could become endangered, rare or even extinct.
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21 Nov 2014 - 23 Nov 2014
Sport event offering 20 Sports Open to all... Companies, clubs, govt departments Co-workers, family and friends Established to encourage companies to support their employees' pursuit of a healthier more a healthier more active lifestyle
21 Nov 2014 7:00am-4:30pm
Help save the Eastern Barred Bandicoot from extinction through a number of exciting hands-on conservation activities. You will have the opportunity to enjoy a breathtaking 360 degree view of Melbourne and its surrounds at Gellibrand Hill, and meet some of Australia’s finest retired racehorses at Living Legends.
21 Nov 2014 7:00pm-8:30pm
Fun, low key Mountain Bike racing suitable for beginner racers and juniors (13yrs and over)
22 Nov 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.