Bringing the birds back

Edgars Creek in Coburg North is undergoing a major transformation. Due to the passion and dedication of the volunteers of Friends of Edgars Creek (FoEC), an active community group established in 2007 to restore and protect Edgars Creek, the creek is coming back to life like never before. Over the past 10 years, the effects …

Macedon Regional Park

Enjoy a day out in nature and hear only the sound of silence with the faint twittering of birds, that's what Macedon Regional Park offers. Parks Victoria  suggest that this 2,379-hectare park protects forested land and is home to echidnas, koalas, wallabies, wombats, possums and gliders and over 150 bird species. We enjoyed a peaceful Autumnal walk …

Zoo Life

Fighting extinction As we become increasingly aware of the need to slow down and even prevent extinction of the world's animals, there are some great local organisations doing just that. Zoos Victoria are committed to the recovery of 20 native threatened species, as well as broad-based conservation programs in six countries, six grass-roots community conservation …