The Victorian Government has eased the restrictions for regional Victorians on the way to re-opening the State following the Covid-19 lockdown.
For regional Victorians, here are now no restrictions on leaving home and there can be public gatherings of up to 10 people outdoors.
Wilsons Promontory National Park has re-opened, and Parks Victoria’s has advised that, for regional Victoria, volunteering can recommence with groups of up to 10 people.
Our 26 September activity (planting trees at the airfield to restore koala habitat) has been cancelled and is rescheduled to 17 October 2020. For more details please refer to the Parks Victoria volunteer portal: ParkConnect – https://www.parkconnect.vic.gov.au/.
2020 Calendar of Activities
October – 17/18
Saturday – Tree planting for restoration of koala habitat at Yanakie Isthmus – details to be advised.
Saturday – Sea Spurge removal at Squeaky Beach – subject to the easing of the Government’s Covid-19 restrictions.
For further information on any of the above activities, please contact the Secretary <firstname.lastname@example.org> or go to the parks Victoria volunteer portal ParkConnect – https://www.parkconnect.vic.gov.au/.
All nursery days take place every second Thursday at the FOTP native plant nursery, situated in the Parks Victoria works yard at Tidal River.
Under the current Covid-19 restrictions, the nursery activity is limited to a maximum of 10 volunteers from regional Victoria. The volunteers will be working outdoors (possibly planting around Tidal River campground), with only two volunteers permitted within the nursery compound at any one time.
Scheduled Nursery dates are –
- October: 8, 22
- November: 5, 19
- December: 3, 17, 31
Please register your attendance in ParkConnect or phone Mary Walker 0408 530 638
The next count is scheduled for Tuesday 13 October. We are counting grazing animal pellets at a number of plots on the Yanakie Isthmus. The counts are used to assess trends in grazing animal populations in the vicinity. The data feeds into a lomg-term project to restore the Coastal Grassy Woodlands on the Isthmus.
Please register your attendance on Park Connect, where details of the event can be found.