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Tuesday, 25 June, 2019,18:14

parks victoria

Alpine bush tracks to close ahead of long weekend

Many roads and tracks across north-east and eastern Victoria will close tomorrow, 6 June, including tracks across the Alpine National Park, Baw Baw National Park, Snowy River National Park and Mt Buffalo National Park.

Winter no excuse to leave campfires burning

David Nugent, Director Fire and Emergency, Parks Victoria, and Forest Fire Management Victoria officers urge visitors keep safe and follow campfire guidelines after responding to 45 unattended campfires on public land this winter.

South African weed invades Shire

A new weed is invading Murrindindi Shire Council with council encouraging residents to remove it. Councillor for Natural Environment and Climate Change, Rebecca Bowles, said the South African weed orchid (Disa Bracteata) was first spotted in Kinglake after the 2009 Black Saturday bushfires. “At that time, Parks Victoria issued a weed alert. This plant is