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CVA and PV put call out for voluntourists

MEDIA RELEASE | Date: 17 December 2013

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Conservation Volunteers Australia (CVA) and Parks Victoria are, for a second year, partnering to repair and restore remote sections of the 650km Australian Alps Walking Track in the Alpine National Park.

Known as the toughest long distance walk in Australia, the track traverses the Australian Alps, which is an iconic conservation and tourism destination.

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Alpine National Park Bioscan complete

MEDIA RELEASE | Date: 17 December 2013

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Photo: Museum Victoria/Parks VictoriaParks Victoria, Museum Victoria and 4WD Victoria have completed one of the most comprehensive wildlife, geology and palaeontology surveys ever conducted in the Eastern area of the Alpine National Park.

Over two weeks, the 100+ member team of researchers, park rangers and 4WD Victoria volunteers descended on the Park, focusing on a wide range of habitats including sphagnum moss bogs and streams, alpine meadows and grasslands, snow gum forests, boulder fields, limestone caves, rivers and adjacent riparian zones, rocky knolls and mixed eucalypt woodlands.

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Victorians invited to help shape the future of our parks

MEDIA RELEASE | Date: 3 December 2013

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Photo: Charlie BrownDo you enjoy getting out in nature and discovering all that Victoria’s beautiful parks have to offer? Now you have a chance to help shape their future.

Victorians are being invited to participate in the first state-wide online survey that has been developed to find out what people value most about these special places and how they benefit from them.

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NSW events for December 2013

26 December 2013 – Cultural event | Discovery Ranger cultural and hands on activities – 11am and 1.30pm | Contact Yarrangobilly Caves – 02 6454 9597 – Bookings essential

28 December 2013 – Cultural event | Discovery Ranger cultural and hands on activities – 11am and 1.30pm | Contact Yarrangobilly Caves – 02 6454 9597 – Bookings essential

For more information please contact the one of the Kosciuszko National Park offices.

Loo with a View officially opened at Macalister Springs

MEDIA RELEASE | Date: 30 November 2013

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The ‘Loo with a view” located at Macalister Springs in the Alpine National Parks was officially opened today.

The ‘Loo with a view’ replaces the old amenity that had begun to deteriorate and required significant maintenance.   It is located next to the Vallejo Gantner Memorial Hut which is a popular spot for hikers located within the Alpine National Park.

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