Last year VEFN presented a very popular and successful session on Social Media. As a result of feedback and further ideas proposed we are now offering a more extensive opportunity. Social Media has become a major means of communication to the public, and Friends groups need to include it in their mix for recruiting, activity event [...]
Digital storytelling uses smart phones, tablets/iPads, digital cameras and computers to record and collate audio-visual information that engages, connects & communicates using photos, video & audio recording TWO SATURDAYS TO SUPPORT YOU TO DEVELOP THE SKILLS TO MAKE A SHORT VIDEO STORY USING THE DEVICES YOU OWN Digital storytelling is now easily and affordably within [...]
Once again the VEFN is offering an Award for a "Best Friend" for 2019. This award has been made by VEFN for many years and highlights the dedication of volunteers who work in our public land Parks and Reserves, and for the long term benefit of the local environment. The Award is assessed by an [...]
Friends Group Members at Geelong Workshop Friends groups share ideas at South West forum Over the past 8 months, VEFN has run a number of regional forums, where Friends groups come together to share ideas, raise issues and pool resources. The forums have been made possible by the state government’s Community Skills Development [...]
Cathy Powers, Friends of Brisbane Ranges The workshop was attended by 21 people and there were presentations from three Friends groups; the Werribee Riverkeeper; Brimbank Council and DELWP. The presentations addressed the theme of biodiversity and the focus of the workshop was to explore ideas about what Friends groups can do to improve [...]
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 [...]
We’re working with the Yarra Riverkeeper Association on a full day’s mentoring forum in March. This will be a great chance to learn how to forge partnerships and secure vital resources.