Family Glamping Weekends on Churchill Island

Posted on 27/12/2017 by Phillip Island Nature Parks

Looking for something to do with the family during the summer holidays? Love the idea of camping out under the stars and getting back to nature, but not sure about the whole ‘roughing it’ concept? The new glamping weekends on Churchill Island may offer the perfect solution to let you create some wonderful family moments and memories in the great outdoors.

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Community takes Hooded Plovers under their wing

Posted on 27/12/2017 by Phillip Island Nature Parks

The future of Phillip Island’s threatened Hooded Plovers is looking up, with a positive start to this year’s breeding season. Up until mid-December there have been 16 chicks recorded on our beaches out of a total of 19 nests, which is the second highest number of chicks ever recorded to this period.

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New Penguin Parade Visitor Centre Gets Underway

Posted on 18/12/2017 by Phillip Island Nature Parks

With last Thursday’s announcement by The Hon Lily D’Ambrosio MP, Minister for Energy, Environment & Climate Change, of the appointment of a building contractor to commence construction of the Penguin Parade Visitor Centre, a new phase of the Nature Parks story gets underway.

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Ken Lay speaks on family violence

Posted on 01/12/2017 by Phillip Island Nature Parks

The global movement encouraging 16 days of activism to end violence against women took on a distinctly local perspective last Thursday at the Nobbies as Ken Lay shared some of his wisdom and insights into this important issue.

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Do you have room for one more family member this Christmas?

Posted on 14/11/2017 by Penguin Foundation

It’s that time of the year when baby penguin chicks are starting to be seen and heard all around the colony on Phillip Island as breeding season is in full swing.

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Bass Coast Shire Council launches its Biodiversity Biolinks Plan

Posted on 06/11/2017 by Phillip Island Nature Parks

Bass Coast Shire Council is working on a Biodiversity Biolinks Plan to protect and connect the remaining native vegetation in the Shire. The connecting ‘Biolinks’ are currently open for community comment.

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Nature Parks October Board Update

Posted on 02/11/2017 by Phillip Island Nature Parks

The Phillip Island Nature Parks Board met on Thursday 26 October to review its first draft Strategic Plan ahead of the public consultation phase, to evaluate the progress of a range of programs, and to review the recent bandicoot release on Phillip Island.

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Horsing around with Lego Brick Play on Cup Weekend

Posted on 31/10/2017 by Phillip Island Nature Parks

The Spring Carnival often sees some creative fashions on the field, but this year it’s time for the kids to get creative in the Lego brick play Build Zones in the Antarctic Journey at the Nobbies.

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Dads and Kids are Happy Glampers

Posted on 30/10/2017 by Phillip Island Nature Parks

Phillip Island Nature Parks’ much loved and ever popular Dads and Kids camping weekend is back; and it’s bigger, better and more luxurious than ever before.

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Endangered Bandicoots call Phillip Island home

Posted on 23/10/2017 by Phillip Island Nature Parks

Researchers from Phillip Island Nature Parks, Zoos Victoria and the Eastern Barred Bandicoot Recovery Team released a total of 44 individuals onto the Summerland Peninsula, located at the western tip of Phillip Island.

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