The penguins are counting down

Posted on 27/06/2019 by Phillip Island Nature Parks

Phillip Island’s iconic Penguin Parade, one of Victoria’s most popular tourist attractions, is now just four short weeks away from opening the doors to its exciting and visually breathtaking new visitor centre.

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Happy Feet in a Hostile World?

Posted on 11/06/2019 by Phillip Island Nature Parks

Penguins are one of the most iconic taxonomic groups of wild animals, in the same league as polar bears, humpback whales, orangutans, and giant pandas. Despite their broad public appeal, penguin populations face a wide range of threats.

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Island Whale Festival 5-7th July 2019

Posted on 11/06/2019 by Phillip Island Nature Parks

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What’s so special about being on Phillip Island during the winter school holidays? Witnessing the arrival of Humpback whales and Southern Right whales into our coastal waters, from some of the best vantage points in Victoria, make the island a pretty special place.

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Phillip Island Nature Parks Board Update – May 2019

Posted on 07/06/2019 by Phillip Island Nature Parks

The Phillip Island Nature Parks Board met on Thursday 30 May to discuss a range of important issues and opportunities and the highlights of this meeting are outlined below.

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A time to celebrate our Volunteers

Posted on 05/06/2019 by Phillip Island Nature Parks

National Volunteer Week was a time for celebration at Phillip Island Nature Parks, along with thousands of other organisations across the nation, who benefit from the ongoing contributions of an army of willing volunteers.

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Citizen Scientists to take on Annual SealSpotter Challenge

Posted on 03/06/2019 by Phillip Island Nature Parks

Citizen Scientists around the world are counting down to the start of the Annual SealSpotter Challenge at 9.00am on Saturday 8 June, when they will have the opportunity to contribute to vital seal research from the comfort of their own homes.

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Action for Reconciliation

Posted on 31/05/2019 by Phillip Island Nature Parks

National Reconciliation Week set the perfect stage for Phillip Island Nature Parks to launch two key documents that demonstrate our commitment to reconciliation with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples: our third Reconciliation Action Plan and first Memorandum of Understanding with Bunurong Land Council Aboriginal Corporation.

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Microplastics are a major issue

Posted on 31/05/2019 by Phillip Island Nature Parks

They may be tiny in size, but microplastics are a major environmental issue we are determined to help solve.

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Fishers Wetland burn complete

Posted on 29/05/2019 by Phillip Island Nature Parks

The controlled ecological burn undertaken at Fishers Wetland to reduce an area of introduced Tall wheat grass is now complete.

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Shearwater departure – a joint effort

Posted on 21/05/2019 by Phillip Island Nature Parks

Shearwater departure – a joint effort

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