Do you have room for one more family member this Christmas?

Posted on 14/11/2017 by Penguin Foundation

It’s that time of the year when baby penguin chicks are starting to be seen and heard all around the colony on Phillip Island as breeding season is in full swing.

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Bass Coast Shire Council launches its Biodiversity Biolinks Plan

Posted on 06/11/2017 by Phillip Island Nature Parks

Bass Coast Shire Council is working on a Biodiversity Biolinks Plan to protect and connect the remaining native vegetation in the Shire. The connecting ‘Biolinks’ are currently open for community comment.

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Nature Parks October Board Update

Posted on 02/11/2017 by Phillip Island Nature Parks

The Phillip Island Nature Parks Board met on Thursday 26 October to review its first draft Strategic Plan ahead of the public consultation phase, to evaluate the progress of a range of programs, and to review the recent bandicoot release on Phillip Island.

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Horsing around with Lego Brick Play on Cup Weekend

Posted on 31/10/2017 by Phillip Island Nature Parks

The Spring Carnival often sees some creative fashions on the field, but this year it’s time for the kids to get creative in the Lego brick play Build Zones in the Antarctic Journey at the Nobbies.

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Dads and Kids are Happy Glampers

Posted on 30/10/2017 by Phillip Island Nature Parks

Phillip Island Nature Parks’ much loved and ever popular Dads and Kids camping weekend is back; and it’s bigger, better and more luxurious than ever before.

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Endangered Bandicoots call Phillip Island home

Posted on 23/10/2017 by Phillip Island Nature Parks

Researchers from Phillip Island Nature Parks, Zoos Victoria and the Eastern Barred Bandicoot Recovery Team released a total of 44 individuals onto the Summerland Peninsula, located at the western tip of Phillip Island.

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Community jumps aboard the Island Ark

Posted on 10/10/2017 by Phillip Island Nature Parks

Phillip Island community members recently joined a series of information sessions about how we can all play a role in bringing the critically endangered Eastern Barred Bandicoot back from the brink of extinction.

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Nature Parks August Board Update

Posted on 27/09/2017 by Phillip Island Nature Parks

The Phillip Island Nature Parks Board met on Thursday 31 August to continue its strategic planning, evaluate the progress of a range of existing projects, and review the 2016-17 Annual Report

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Fox-free Phillip Island to save bandicoots from extinction

Posted on 18/09/2017 by Phillip Island Nature Parks

When Phillip Island Nature Parks launched its Fox Eradication Program in 2006, the vision was to protect Phillip Island’s biodiversity and wildlife, and work towards an environment free from the destruction wrought by the European red fox. This vision has become a reality with the historic announcement that Phillip Island is now fox-free, paving the way for a release of the critically endangered Eastern Barred Bandicoot.

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From the Ocean Floor to Life on the Land - School Holidays

Posted on 14/09/2017 by Phillip Island Nature Parks

What do pineapples under the sea and boiling billy tea have in common? They’re both a part of Phillip Island Nature Parks’ school holiday programme for the upcoming Spring school break.

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