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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Experiments, investigations and activities to celebrate Science Weekend

Posted on 10/08/2016 by Phillip Island Nature Parks

National Science Week is a week-long celebration of science and technology when thousands of scientists, students, teachers and researchers get involved in activities and events right across the country. Budding scientists are set to converge on the Antarctic Journey at the Nobbies for a series of experiments, demonstrations and activities on the weekend of August 20-21.

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Sunday Fun Day Specials at the Nobbies Centre

Posted on 01/08/2016 by Phillip Island Nature Parks

Add some excitement and value to your Sundays with a heap of Sunday Fun Day Specials at the Nobbies Centre, including HALF PRICE entry to the brand new Antarctic Journey.

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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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Nature Parks June Board Update

Posted on 21/07/2016 by Phillip Island Nature Parks

The Phillip Island Nature Parks Board met on Thursday, 30 June to receive updates and progress reports on a range of current planning projects and proposals, and to receive a briefing on local Indigenous history and sites within the Nature Parks.

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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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Nature Parks May Board Update

Posted on 16/06/2016 by Phillip Island Nature Parks

The Phillip Island Nature Parks Board met on Thursday, 26 May to receive a range of environmental updates and an update on visitor feedback, reflect on Reconciliation Week activities, and to formalise its response to the Draft Phillip Island and San Remo Tourism Strategy 2035.

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Ice Age: On a collision course with the Nature Parks these school holidays

Posted on 15/06/2016 by Phillip Island Nature Parks

Phillip Island Nature Parks is set to be taken over by Ice Age, as Scrat’s epic pursuit of the ever elusive acorn leads him across the bridge and onto Phillip Island. Jump on board and join Scrat on his latest quest with acorn hunts, meet & greets, movie screenings, and winter themed craft activities during the school holidays.

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Nature Parks runs Educators’ Expo for teachers in Casey

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

Phillip Island Nature Parks has teamed up with a host of service providers to bring the best of Phillip Island to the teachers of Casey at their Educators’ Expo, to be held on Friday, 5 August at the Old Cheese Factory in Berwick.

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