Community-based monitoring by Friends Groups
There are many friends groups associated with MPAs that coordinate monitoring programs within their respective parks. These programs may follow Sea Search or Reef Watch methods or they may be monitoring factors outside the scope of these programs.
Across the state the variety of projects coordinated by Friends Groups include:
- Seagrass monitoring
- Weed and pest removal
- Documenting migratory and resident bird species
- Intertidal reef monitoring
- Mangrove monitoring
- Biodiversity surveys such as the Great Victorian Fish Count.
8 Apr 2017 8:00pm - 29 Apr 2017 9:30pm
This theatrical performance taking place at the historic farm in Werribee Park, is filled with history, comedy and scary elements. It is a highly entertaining and informative performance, suitable for ages 11 and above.
13 May 2017 11:00am-2:00pm
Come and join in a giant picnic and spell out the word WE *heart* PARKS to show our love for parks and the unique forests of the Central Highlands.
26 May 2017 6:00am-10:00pm
Melbourne Coastrek is an annual 30km - 60km team trekking challenge held along the Mornington Peninsula's stunning coastline raising money for The Fred Hollows Foundation. Hosted by Wild Women On Top, it’s one of the most picturesque endurance events in Australia, including ocean and bay beaches and views, headlands, cliff…