Young wildlife warriors watch over our Hoodies

Posted on 16/02/2017 by Phillip Island Nature Parks

With temperatures soaring, you would expect that most children holidaying on Phillip Island would spend as much time in the water or playing on their devices as they possibly could, but not so for a group of four pretty special kids who visited Surf Beach in January.

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Breeding season arrives for Phillip Island’s seal colony

Posted on 06/10/2016 by Phillip Island Nature Parks

November heralds the start of the breeding season for Australian fur seals on Seal Rocks and throughout Bass Strait. This also means that last year’s pups are being weaned before the new arrivals, so between October and December young seals start having to fend for themselves.

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Marine conference delegates visit Phillip Island

Posted on 01/09/2016 by Phillip Island Nature Parks

Coastal and marine advocates from across Australia recently attended the 2016 Coast to Coast Conference in Melbourne, with a view to better understand and respond to coastal and marine issues and sustainable outcomes.

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Phillip Island community is fighting back against the rabbit

Posted on 22/08/2016 by Phillip Island Nature Parks

The introduced European rabbit is Australia’s most destructive pest. They are becoming more than just a nuisance on Phillip Island, they are rapidly becoming a threat to the island’s unique biodiversity and the community is fighting back.

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Spring is in the air on Phillip Island

Posted on 16/08/2016 by Phillip Island Nature Parks

As the days start getting longer and there is a hint of warmth in the air, our thoughts turn to spring on Phillip Island and another season full of promise for our wonderful wildlife!

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Record year for Phillip Island’s penguins

Posted on 29/07/2016 by Phillip Island Nature Parks

Researchers at Phillip Island Nature Parks have just announced that 2015/2016 was a record-breaking year for the little penguins on Phillip Island, in more ways than one.

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Penguins spotted in Altona and Gippsland classrooms

Posted on 22/06/2016 by Phillip Island Nature Parks

Rangers from the Phillip Island Nature Parks’ Education team were delighted to have shared their ‘Chirpy Chicks’ penguin program recently with a total of 685 students in the Gippsland, Altona and Newport areas.

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Protection of Summerland Peninsula wildlife enhanced

Posted on 30/05/2016 by Phillip Island Nature Parks

Phillip Island Nature Parks is committed to the ongoing protection of the precious wildlife on Summerland Peninsula, including the penguins, as well as the wallabies, echidna, swamp hens, and other assorted birdlife.

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Protecting St Kilda's Little Penguin colony

Posted on 06/04/2016 by Phillip Island Nature Parks

The protection of St Kilda’s little penguin colony was at the heart of a $250,000 funding package announced on Sunday by the Hon Lisa Neville, Minister for Environment, Climate Change and Water.

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Shearwater rescue preparation begins

Posted on 04/04/2016 by Phillip Island Nature Parks

The annual short-tailed shearwater migration is anticipated to begin in mid-April, and Phillip Island Nature Parks is seeking community support to ensure the safe passage of the birds.

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