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Wilsons Promontory Surveys

The sessile flora and fauna of five sites on deep subtidal reefs within Wilsons Promontory Marine National Park (MNP) have been video surveyed by remote operated vehicle (ROV).

The surveys were carried out for comparison to the biota in Port Phillip Heads as part of the impact and recovery assessment for the Port Phillip Heads Channel Deepening Project.

Five sites within Wilsons Promontory MNP, West Kanowna Island, Roaring Meg East, Southeast Landing, Church Rocks and Waterloo Bay North were surveyed in 2002 and again 2009 with the exception of Kanowna Island.

The surveys were commissioned by Port of Melbourne and two more surveys are scheduled in 2013 and 2019.

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Ancient sandhills damaged by off road bikes

12 Dec 2014

Patrols will be stepped up to identify off-track motor bike riders causing damage to rare plants and significant cultural heritage sites at two sand hill sites on Sand Hill Track off O’Reillys Road, between Gunbower and Cohuna. Yorta Yorta Nations Aboriginal Corporation (YYNAC) Cultural Heritage Officer Ray Ahmat said the…

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29 Dec 2014 12:00am - 24 Jan 2015 12:00pm

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1 Jan 2015 8:00am-9:00am

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