Dads ‘n’ Kids camping weekends

Posted on 12/02/2016 by Phillip Island Nature Parks

Calling all kids! It’s time to pack your bags, grab the tent and take Dad camping on one of these fun-filled weekends away in the great outdoors! During March and April, Phillip Island Nature Parks is hosting a duo of its popular ‘Dads ‘n’ Kids’ weekends at Churchill Island Heritage Farm, located only 90 minutes’ drive from Melbourne.

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Penguins make a big song and dance

Posted on 05/02/2016 by Phillip Island Nature Parks

Romance is alive and well on Phillip Island ahead of Valentine’s Day, and the little penguins are leading the way in the art of courtship. Next Sunday evening the florists will be packing up after a busy day, the restaurants will be filled with couples showing their affection, and the penguins will be putting on a song and dance of their own.

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Nature Parks December 2015 Board Update

Posted on 19/01/2016 by Phillip Island Nature Parks

The Phillip Island Nature Parks Board met on Thursday, 17 December to review several key projects, evaluate visitation figures, acknowledge the Nature Parks’ world leading research team, and discuss issues around domestic cats.

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Marine debris entanglements high on researchers’ agenda

Posted on 11/01/2016 by Phillip Island Nature Parks

Since 1997 researchers have observed 359 Australian fur seals entangled in marine debris at Seal Rocks, but this is just the tip of the iceberg, according to Nature Parks’ researcher Dr Rebecca McIntosh in her paper recently published in Marine Pollution Bulletin.

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