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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. 

Find out more about Sea Search here. 

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.

For more information on Friends groups please visit the 'Get Involved' section.

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Graffiti scars Grampians

26 Oct 2016

Grampians National Park Rangers were shocked to discover this week that graffiti has been scrawled across a large section of rock in the northern section of the park. Parks Victoria Area Chief Ranger David Roberts said, “It is really disappointing to see tags and other graffiti anywhere in the Grampians…

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What Was That!

9 Sep 2016 8:00pm - 29 Oct 2016 8:00am

Fun scary play based on the history of the Mansion. Follow the actors throughout the Mansion and the story unfolds as you move from room to room.

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Down to Earth

24 Sep 2016 8:00pm - 17 Dec 2016 8:30pm

Down to Earth is a theatrical production performed at the Werribee Park farm at night. Set in 1862 it combines the history of the farm with interactive comedy and scary elements. Suitable ages 10 and up. Dates available 24 sept, 14, 22 October, 4 November 9 and 17 December.

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Lost Lands

29 Oct 2016 8:00am - 31 Oct 2016 7:00am

A ticketed event that provides lots of activities and entertainment for the whole family. Accommodation including camping, glamping and VIP suites available.

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Wilsons Promontory National Park Conservation Action Plan

29 Oct 2016 11:00am-12:00pm

Come along to hear about the Wilsons Promontory Conservation Action Plan, a new approach designed to improve the health of ecosystems at the Prom. An informative and interactive session presented by Phil Pegler, Manager - Environment & Conservation and Jim Whelan, Ecological Restoration Project Officer.