Together with traditional owners and the community we care for country and value environmental conservation combined with an accessible and sustainable visitor experience that encourages current and future generations to get into nature. Victorian national parks association melbourne vic.
The victorian national parks association is an independent non profit organisation working to protect.
Victorian national parks. 11 262 likes 273 talking about this. Celebrating the first substantial national parks in a decade is the kind of hope the victorian community need to get through these difficult times. In the meantime please visit the victorian government coronavirus covid 19 website for full details.
As of january 2020 there are 419 units of the national park system. Parks legacy river red gum parks tenth anniversary park watch june 2020 this july 2020 marks ten years since the formal declaration of theast major addition to the national parks estate in victoria. Explore the history of the protection of victoria s marine national parks and sanctuaries and the little desert with the victorian national parks association.
Marine national parks podcast episodes in 2002 a system of marine national parks and sanctuaries was established after over 10 years of community campaigning. Please check back again later. Parks victoria acknowledges these changes and is currently working on updating the website.
Victoria is home to 35 national parks and you ll find all of the above somewhere in this great state. The national park system of the united states is the collection of physical properties owned or administered by the national park service the collection includes all national parks and most national monuments as well as several other types of protected areas of the united states. Croajingolong national park 6 5 hours from melbourne.
Although this sandy slice of coastal victoria extends just 20 kilometres inland there s so much biodiversity crammed into the. So we re going to keep up the pressure on decision makers until that hope becomes a reality. Search the over 400 national park units for one near you or look through the national historical parks and national historic sites below.
Here s a small sample of that natural wealth 5 top victorian national parks where visitors can participate in a wide variety of. The diversity of australia s national parks is extraordinary everything from spectacular coastlines rainforest alpine meadows deserts and towering forests. In the far east of victoria right up in the pointy bit known as east gippsland there s about 100 kilometres of wild coastline called the croajingolong national park that s just begging to be explored.
Parks victoria serves to protect our state s natural and cultural heritage on behalf of all victorians. National historical parks and national historic sites are customarily preserved or restored to reflect their appearance during the period of their greatest historical significance.