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How good was the Easter citizen science camp?

May 02, 2022

With the added attraction of senior botanist and East Gippsland specialist David Cameron, we had the biggest citizen science camp ever! Over 50 people attended for guided walks, talks & citizen science efforts and surveying. A new layer of people have been recharged and...

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Devastating post-bushfire logging - 2 years in photos

April 07, 2022

At the beginning of 2020 we wrote to VicForests CEO Monique Dawson about the devastating ecological impacts of post bushfire logging. She admitted to rejecting the advice from leading expert in the field David Lindenmayer, instead relying on VicForests own determination and enforcement on...

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BREAKING: Victorian government breaks old growth forest promise

February 25, 2022

Logging started this week in a patch of untouched forests in Swifts Creek on Gunnai Kurnai Country, despite the Andrews government promising to protect all old growth forests in November 2019. Greater Gliders and Yellow-bellied Gliders have also been found in the area, the...

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Stop the changes to logging laws

February 22, 2022

The Andrews government wants to make dangerous changes to logging laws; not to strengthen forest protections, but to provide legal protection for more destructive logging and increase fire threats to communities. Take action and call on the Andrews government to ditch the dodgy changes...

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Andrews puts communities at risk & takes another swing at logging laws

February 21, 2022

Less than 6 months since the last changes to logging laws, the Andrews government is planning to axe additional rules designed to keep communities safe from bushfire risk. They are also proposing to weaken protections to threatened species, like the Tree Geebung, an endemic...

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Kick-starting the year with a weekend of citizen science!

January 27, 2022

We had an awesome time at our citizen science camp over the weekend on unceded Bidewell and Monero Country. Was great to get out to the Errinundra Plateau and do some Greater Glider and Yellow-bellied Glider surveys. There were plenty of walks to do...

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What we got up to this year!

December 14, 2021

After another wonderful, epic, very challenging, roller-coaster year, we are wrapping up our work for 2021 with a look back at what we’ve been up to. We want to say a massive thank you to every person who donated, shared a post or signed...

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New report exposes shocking failure to regenerate forests after logging

November 30, 2021

A shocking new report has exposed 1 in 3 areas logged fail to regenerate after logging - for Ash type forests half fail to regenerate after 3 years. The report, After the Logging, Failing to regrow Victoria's forests was co-published by 19 environment groups...

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Andrews government guts protections for wildlife & forests

November 19, 2021

Last week the Victorian Government quietly sneaked through changes to the law which governs logging, gutting environment protections which were already poorly enforced. The changes weaken already outdated East Gippsland protections for the threatened Greater Glider - set to be listed as endangered after...

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How Vic Labor is cooking our climate - Illustrations by Jess Harwood

November 02, 2021

COP26 has started, and in the weeks leading up we've already seen the absolute shit show playing out in Federal politics over their plan to keep cooking the climate till 2050. But it's not just Scomo and the Federal government that are fuelling the...

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Five Greenwashing Myths of Biomass Energy

October 21, 2021

Today is International Day of Action against #BigBadBioMass, and we're busting some of the myths and cutting through the greenwash. Biomass is plant or animal material used as fuel to produce electricity or heat. In Australia, forests are being touted as the primary source...

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Damning audit of Environment Department shows failure to stop wildlife extinction

October 13, 2021

A scathing report from the Auditor General has been handed down in Parliament today showing a catastrophic failure of Victoria's Environment Department to halt the decline of threatened species. It echoes similar findings handed down two years ago after Environment Minister Lily D'Ambrosio commissioned...

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