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Taking action to find and remove Phillip Island fox threat

Posted on 20/05/2022 by Phillip Island Nature Parks

Phillip Island Nature Parks has taken swift action in response to evidence of a fox on the island for the first time in seven years – and is asking for the community’s help by reporting any sightings.

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Locals help Shearwater chicks depart safely from Island

Posted on 19/05/2022 by Phillip Island Nature Parks

The last of Phillip Island’s short-tailed shearwater chicks have taken off on their extraordinary first flight to Alaska. A community effort ensured the fledgling seabirds had the best chance for a safe departure ahead of their 16,000km migration to the Northern Hemisphere.

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Nature Parks honoured for 20 years eco-certified Phillip

Posted on 10/05/2022 by Phillip Island Nature Parks

Phillip Island Nature Parks has been honoured with entry into the Ecotourism Australia Hall of Fame for being continuously eco-certified for 20 years.

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Phillip Island Little Penguins make history with record crossing numbers

Posted on 09/05/2022 by Phillip Island Nature Parks

A record 5,219 little penguins have swum into shore at Phillip Island and waddled up the beach to their burrows – the highest number recorded since 1968.

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Protecting Little penguins from high temperatures

Posted on 26/04/2022 by Phillip Island Nature Parks

A new research project is heat-mapping the habitat of Phillip Island’s little penguins to help protect them from the fatal effects of hot weather. Phillip Island Nature Parks and Latrobe University researchers are creating the heat map to determine the coolest areas to place new burrows and to identify warmer areas where more natural shading from vegetation could be introduced.

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