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Volunteers change communities, change lives

Posted on 15/05/2020 by Phillip Island Nature Parks

This National Volunteer Week Phillip Island Nature Parks acknowledges our wonderful volunteers who are currently staying home to keep our wider community safe.

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Phillip Island Penguin Parade goes global

Posted on 12/05/2020 by Phillip Island Nature Parks

Phillip Island's Penguin Parade in Victoria, Australia has attracted the attention of one of the world's best sports commentators who has turned their famous nightly walk home into a viral video sensation.

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Favourable winds help the Shearwaters on their way

Posted on 08/05/2020 by Phillip Island Nature Parks

This season’s annual migration of Short-tailed shearwaters has been helped along by a couple of very windy weekends, and it would appear that most of the fledglings have now left Phillip Island, bound for Alaska.

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Future-proofing Phillip Island’s penguins against climate change

Posted on 24/04/2020 by Phillip Island Nature Parks

Researchers at Phillip Island Nature Parks have started tests to future-proof the world famous little penguins against climate change and the increasing incidence of heat waves.

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Know Your Nature Parks - Autumn edition

Posted on 23/04/2020 by Phillip Island Nature Parks

*Know Your Nature Parks – Autumn 2020*

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Puppy power in fight against Phillip Island feral cats

Posted on 20/04/2020 by Phillip Island Nature Parks

Marbee the border terrier pup might look cute, but this little dog is the secret weapon in the fight to protect wildlife against feral cats on Phillip Island.

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Peter and the Penguins Podcast now live

Posted on 08/04/2020 by Phillip Island Nature Parks

Phillip Island Nature Parks continues to roll out its podcast series with the latest episode now live on air. Episode 3, titled Peter and the Penguins features the incredible story of Dr Peter Dann who started working at Phillip Island in 1980 and was instrumental in saving the Island’s Little Penguins from predicted extinction.

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Bass Coast beaches closed for Easter

Posted on 08/04/2020 by Phillip Island Nature Parks

Phillip Island Nature Parks and Bass Coast Shire Council have announced the closure of all Bass Coast beaches to the public over the Easter break.

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Phillip Island seals rescued from Ocean Debris

Posted on 03/04/2020 by Phillip Island Nature Parks

Marine scientists from Phillip Island Nature Parks have just monitored their 100th fur seal in five years trapped in ocean plastics and debris.

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Annual SealSpotter Challenge

Posted on 31/03/2020 by Phillip Island Nature Parks

Phillip Island Nature Parks’ popular annual global SealSpotter Challenge has been brought forward to provide much-needed entertainment for people who are currently spending a lot of time at home, as well as to contribute to vital seal research.

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