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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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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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Australian Alps Traditional Owners met in Bright

MEDIA RELEASE | Date: 23 April 2012

The Australian Alps have always been a place of great significance to Australia’s First People and on March 22 and 23 the Australian Alps Traditional Owners Reference Group met with national park managers in Bright.

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Shrub reveals the secret of climate change

MEDIA RELEASE | Date: 8 September 2011

In an Australian first, scientists from The Australian National University (ANU) and the NSW Office of Environment and Heritage (OEH) have uncovered a new way of identifying 300 years of climatic changes in the Australian Alps by looking at the growth rings of a sturdy, long-lived alpine shrub.

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Alps Aboriginal Group aims high

Australian Alps Liaison Committee
Media release
Date: 10 August 2009

Representatives of various Aboriginal groups from right across south-east Australia met on 10 and 11 August in Beechworth, Victoria, as the Australian Alps Traditional Owners’ Reference Group.

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