Exercise Pinguino underway

Posted on 20/11/2013 by Phillip Island Nature Parks

Over 70 participants from land management, wildlife and emergency response agencies came together at the Nobbies Centre on Wednesday November 13 for training on responding to a marine pollution event.

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New app for Penguin Parade

Posted on 13/11/2013 by Phillip Island Nature Parks

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Get your ‘appy feet on and see penguins like never before with the new iOS and Android app for the Penguin Parade, Phillip Island.

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Planned Burns across Nature Parks 2013-14

Posted on 12/11/2013 by Phillip Island Nature PArks

Each year the Nature Parks undertakes a range of planned burns to achieve the objectives of the Bass Coast Municipal Fire Management Plan 2011/12 – 2013/14 and the Nature Parks Fire Management Plan 2010 – 2014. Planned burns are conducted to remove weed biomass, promote specific rare or threatened plant regeneration, reduce ground fuel and bark loads, and for broader ecological reasons.  Conducting planned burns during spring and autumn at a time of lower wildfire risk is one of the main tools used to assist with fire prevention and management. 

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Kilometres for cancer research

Posted on 07/11/2013 by

Magpies, gale force winds and hail storms were no match for a team of cyclists from Phillip Island Nature Parks who raised more than $6,000 in October to fight kids’ cancer.

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Shearwater Soundfest

Posted on 06/11/2013 by

Shearwater Soundfest 2013

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Exercise Penguino oil spill training

Posted on 01/11/2013 by Phillip Island Nature Parks

Phillip Island Nature Parks is set to test its oil spill response capabilities over the next six months with Exercise Pinguino – a series of training events designed to enhance staff and volunteer capabilities in responding to a marine pollution event.

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