What’s on for World Penguin Weekend

Posted on 12/04/2016 by Phillip Island Nature Parks

Phillip Island Nature Parks and The Penguin Foundation are celebrating World Penguin Day this year with a couple of days filled with fun and educational activities on Phillip Island over the Anzac Day Long Weekend. Nature Parks’ researchers and education rangers will be joined by an Antarctic adventurer to lead these activities, designed especially with families and children in mind.

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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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Dads ‘n’ Kids enjoy a jam-packed weekend

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

What do you do with some imagination and a stack of recycled newspaper? Turn your dad into a superhero of course, bestowing upon them such superpowers as flight, and even telekinesis! This was just one of the fun activities enjoyed by the 14 dads and 20 kids who participated in Phillip Island Nature Parks’ annual Dads ‘n’ Kids camping event held at Churchill Island last weekend.

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Nature Parks welcomes visiting Rangers

Posted on 23/03/2016 by Phillip Island Nature Parks

Land management, tourism operations, cultural heritage, and reconciliation were all central themes during last week’s three day visit to Phillip Island by a group of Gunaikurnai and Parks Victoria rangers from East Gippsland.

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Six months on an Island Ark

Posted on 15/03/2016 by Phillip Island Nature Parks

In only six months, endangered Eastern Barred Bandicoots have successfully established themselves on Churchill Island in Phillip Island Nature Parks, marking a positive start to an ambitious trial release designed to save the species from extinction in Victoria.

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Community loves what's new at Nature Parks

Posted on 15/03/2016 by Phillip Island Nature Parks

Over 2500 members of the Bass Coast Shire community enjoyed discovering what’s new at Phillip Island Nature Parks’ sixth annual Community Open Day held on Sunday 6 March.

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Churchill Island Easter Fun Festival

Posted on 10/03/2016 by Phillip Island Nature Parks

Churchill Island Heritage Farm will once again be transformed into a wonderland of imaginative inventions as the annual Easter Fun Festival plays host to a series of the ever-popular LEGO® brick play sessions.

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February Board Update

Posted on 10/03/2016 by Phillip Island Nature Parks

The Phillip Island Nature Parks Board met on Thursday, 25 February for its Annual Budget and Strategy Day, and to review many achievements within the Nature Parks’ over the previous 12 months.

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What's on at the Nature Parks

Posted on 24/02/2016 by Phillip Island Nature Parks

Unveiling a schedule of fun-filled events in the lead up to Easter, Phillip Island Nature Parks are showcasing their spectacular attractions with enticing events that will thrill, excite and entertain both kids and kids at heart.

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