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Are you looking for a way to keep kids active during the school holidays? This environmental scavenger hunt is perfect!
For National Volunteer Week, DELWP salutes Victoria's many thousands of environmental volunteers like Gippsland conservation icon Eulalie Brewster, 94.
These young volunteers are making a huge difference to the natural environment in bushfire-ravaged Mallacoota through Coastcare.
Tiny Scarlet Honeyeaters spotted in a regional backyard recently are great inspiration to get into bird-watching.
These 3 volunteers are among thousands honoured by DELWP as part of National Volunteers Week (17 to 23 May).
History was made at Coranderrk Station recently with the first cultural burn at the iconic site in more than a century.
The appearance of a rare fish in the Glenelg River tells a tale of improving river health thanks to environmental flows.
Join the school holiday fun exploring our parks and reserves with Parks Victoria’s Junior Rangers Program.
Two of DELWP’s brilliant fish researchers have discussed their vital work in our waterways on one of Australia’s leading fishing programs. Watch as they describe a project they’re working on.
It just got easier to connect with nature at the Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria, Cranbourne Gardens without your car. Take the free shuttle bus direct from Cranbourne station.
Evaporative cooling – it’s not just an appliance that keeps your house comfy in summer. It’s also the way grey-headed flying foxes cool off.
Do you know lyrebirds have an amazing ability to mimic natural and artificial sounds they hear in their surrounding environment?
Explore the extraordinary World Heritage-listed Budj Bim tours to discover how Traditional Owners used lava to trap eels in this ancient aquaculture system.
Discover which critters visit your backyard, and how to make your home a haven for wildlife.
Get creative and craft your own beautiful nature journal with award-winning author and illustrator, Trace Balla.
Discover the remarkable and endangered Southern Brown Bandicoots of the Cranbourne Gardens.
Meet Yami the platypus. She has a big personality and loves belly rubs from her keepers. Find out some fascinating facts about these incredible animals!
Meet a very special wombat, Gem who has rescued as an orphaned joey and now lives at Healesville Sanctuary. Find out what makes these marsupials unique.
Discover the magic of worm poo and other handy home gardening tips with Ella from the Royal Botanical Gardens Victoria.
Explore Barmah - Millewa Forest with a team of scientists and see how they're working to help threatened turtles on the Murray River.
Learn about one of Australians most iconic marsupials, the koala. Keeper Craig talks about their favourite food, how they communicate, their breeding cycle and loads more.
Plants are essential to our planet! Discover how trees take carbon dioxide from the air and transform it as they grow.
Take a virtual wander through the picturesque, world-renowned wetlands at Observation Point and Rhyll Inlet, and learn about the migratory shorebirds that visit.
Uncover the Indigenous plants growing at Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria's Long Island with Aboriginal guide, Jakobi.
Explore Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria with an Aboriginal guide, Kalkani Choolburra, and discover Indigenous plant uses.
Hear stories from respected Barapa Barapa Elder Aunty Esther who shares her deep spiritual connection to Country against the backdrop of the iconic Gunbower Forest.
Walking together - Balak Kalik Manya is a project being led by Djandak (Dja Dja Wurrung Enterprises) in Central Victoria.
See the Gunditjmara Traditional Owners' cultural burn on the Kurtonitj IPA in Budj Bim National Park. Burns pass on traditional skills and deliver cultural and environmental outcomes.
Help bushfire recovery: Report Lace Monitor, Spot-tailed Quoll, Koala, Ground Parrot, Glossy Black-Cockatoo or Diamond Python sightings
Find out more about how you can help the places, plants and animals you love. Just a little time makes a world of difference.
Uncover why Eucalypts are backyard hero with John Arnott, a horticultural expert from the Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria.
Harness your creativity and celebrate the beauty of nature in this workshop by award-winning illustrator Trace Balla.
Artist Cara Johnson shares a step-by-step guide to crafting your own necklace from gardening materials found at home.
Soak up the soothing sounds of the harp with a guided meditation set in Fern Gully at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Victoria.
Be immersed in sound and nature as musician Genevieve Lacey weaves a soundscape at Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria.
Pause, listen and reflect as Victorian poets share poems inspired by Royal Botanic Gardens, Victoria.
Pause and unwind with a virtual Forest Therapy session set in the lush Fern Gully at Royal Botanic Gardens, Victoria.
Get creative with the CCMA and discover how much fun you can have from your backyard! Learn what it means to be a ‘Citizen Scientist ‘ and explore the world of the creepy, crawly and fabulous waterbug
The Mallee CMA is calling for budding citizen scientists to help monitor frogs in our local wetlands.
Join the Nature Glenelg Trust (NGT) for a virtual walk around some of the 400 ha of the Walker Swamp Restoration Reserve at the foothills of the Grampians National Park.
Come roam the amazing native grasslands of the Victorian Volcanic Plains, some of Victorian's most important grasslands.
The Victorian Government has an exciting new opportunity to inspire ideas and encourage innovation by funding community-led projects that consider new ways of volunteering in and for the environment.
Threats and current management practices for this vulnerable species and our big blue back yard - the story of the bay.
Meet Tricia Stewart - one of the protectors of Royal Botanical Gardens Victoria's precious remnant bushland.
Go behind the scenes of Phillip Island Nature Parks with their podcast series. Each episode will give your insights into their amazing conservation work.
Get a fascinating, behind-the-scenes peek inside the National Herbarium of Victoria, home to over 1.5 million plant specimens!
Go behind the scenes of Phillip Island Nature Parks with their podcast series. In this episode, hear from our Professor of Penguins, Andre Chiaradia.
Relax, focus your mind on the present and join Ranger Tony for a 15-minute virtual mindfulness walk at Kinglake National Park.
Una has championed working together to get good results for the environment, farming and the community. See the work that earned her a Lifetime Achievement Award.
Join the celebration with landowners, Taungurung Traditional Owners and others as Horseshoe Lagoon receives water for the environment for the first time.
Farmer Bill Weatherly understands how important growing trees is. He's built an active community group which has championed bringing the local tree species.
This presentation takes viewers on a tour of the sanctuary to meet some of the animals that call Serendip home.
Take a walk among thousands of birds as Arthur Rylah Institute scientists survey the breeding bird colonies of Victoria's Mud Islands.
The local community of north-eastern Victoria has been building nesting habitat for some of Victoria's most threatened bird species, the Turquoise Parrot.
Reviewed 24 June 2021