Kids teach kids during environmental leadership program

Posted on 15/09/2015 by Phillip Island Nature Parks

Young student leaders from 18 primary schools across Victoria descended on Phillip Island on 9 September for environmental leadership workshops as part of the Target Kids Teaching Kids Week activities.

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Island Ark for Extinct Bandicoots

Posted on 17/08/2015 by Phillip Island Nature Parks

Last night, sixteen Eastern Barred Bandicoots settled into their new home on Churchill Island in Phillip Island Nature Parks, as part of a trial release designed to save the species from extinction.

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Record year for Hooded Plovers on Phillip Island

Posted on 29/07/2015 by Phillip Island Nature Parks

The Hooded Plover is listed as a vulnerable bird in Victoria, but the 2014/15 breeding year has seen the highest number of chicks fledge in the 23 years of record-keeping.

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Environmental works at Cape Woolamai

Posted on 03/07/2015 by Phillip Island Nature Parks

Once all the shearwaters had departed for their annual migration to the northern hemisphere, Rangers from Phillip Island Nature Parks converged on Cape Woolamai for extensive environmental works throughout June.

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Unravelling the mystery of the penguin reproductive cycle

Posted on 11/06/2015 by Phillip Island Nature Parks

Understanding how marine animals respond to environmental changes is crucial in marine studies, especially in the face of challenges such as climate change. But animals can be affected by environmental changes at local, regional or global scales. Searching for the right scale is the Holy Grail in the marine ecosystem.

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International and Australian Rangers to meet on Phillip Island

Posted on 03/06/2015 by Phillip Island Nature Parks

Phillip Island is set to welcome Rangers from right across Australia for the 2015 Council of Australian Rangers Association (CARA) Conference, proudly hosted by the Victorian Rangers Association.

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Phillip Island Nature Parks Announced Finalist in World Environment Awards 2015

Posted on 23/05/2015 by Phillip Island Nature Parks

Philip Island Nature Parks has been announced as a finalist in this year’s World Environment Day Awards.

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Penguins don't put all their eggs in one basket

Posted on 28/04/2015 by Phillip Island Nature Parks

Phillip Island’s little penguins exercise a distinct strategy of ‘resource allocation’ in their egg-laying practices, as discovered recently in a study published in the Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology.

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Volunteers join forces for coastal conservation at Phillip Island Coastcare Leadership Program

Posted on 20/04/2015 by Phillip Island Nature Parks

Phillip Island volunteers working to help conserve coastal public land managed by the Phillip Island Nature Parks and Bass Coast Shire Council will join forces to share expertise and learn new skills at the upcoming two-day Coastcare Leadership Program being held on 2-3 May 2015 at the Koala Conservation Centre.

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Summerland Peninsula wins Coastal Award

Posted on 14/03/2015 by Phillip Island Nature Parks

Phillip Island Nature Parks has been awarded the 2015 Australian Coastal Award in the category of ‘Planning and Management’ for the restoration of the Summerland Peninsula at a ceremony held on the Mornington Peninsula last night.

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