Back Row L-R Secretary – Margaret Hunter (Friends of Braeside Park/Edithvale Seaford Wetlands (FESWI); Laura Mumaw (Gardens for Wildlife (Victoria); Judith Baldacchino (Friends of Edwards Point); Nadine Gaskell (Gardens for Wildlife (Victoria); Lap Chieu (First Friends of Dandenong Creek); Andrew Lucas (Friends of Yarra Valley); Chanaka Ruwandeniya (First Friends of Dandenong Creek/Effect the Change) Front Row [...]
A good crowd of 22 people attended the 2019 Annual General meeting and elected a new and enlarged committee. In opening the meeting Convenor Paul Strickland joked “in a Trumpian manner” that it was one of the best attended such meetings VEFN has ever had. The meeting adopted the Committee’s Activity report which outlined a very [...]
Join the VNPA, VEFN and other environment groups on Thursday 28 November in Melbourne to demand real action for nature! It is very clear from the current state of Victoria’s environment that bold action is needed by the Andrews Government to protect the places and wildlife we love – our National Parks, forests, rivers, beaches, oceans, native [...]
FriendsNET #104 September 2018 is now available. In this edition, you will find: Best Friend Award ceremony 2018; VEFN AGM to be held on Saturday 27 October; VEFN 2018 Victorian Election Position Statement; Election Position statements by Environment Victoria; Yarra Riverkeeper & VNPA; Reports on regional workshops; Friends of Terrick Terrick National Park free weekend of [...]
In this edition of FriendsNet, read about VEFN's new Constitution; nominate for the 2018 Best Friend Awards; Victorian Mallefowl recovery Group and new grants available and other stories.
Our December 2017 newsletter includes a wrap-up of our Best Friend Award winners and takes a look at a new mentoring forum we are planning with the Yarra Riverkeeper Association.
The Friends of Westgate Park have transformed their special patch of city bush into a vibrant park filled with life. Their story is just one of many we cover in this edition of our newsletter FriendsNet.
Read about the extroardinary story of how Friends brought the Organ Pipes National Park back to life, the fight to save Sunbury's Jacksons Creek Valley and how the Green Army is helping out on Wirilda Track.
In this edition of FriendsNET we have a great story about Friends Groups in Indonesia, another about the value of parks in the UK and Scotland, and what to do about feral cats.