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On Thursday 28 November to demand real action for nature!

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 plants and animals. As [...]

November 4th, 2019|Categories: FriendsNet, News|

Parks Victoria Land Management Strategy

Parks Victoria is developing a state-wide Land Management Strategy "to guide and inform future planning and decision-making across the parks estate.” VEFN’s submission noted that while the document is described as mainly for internal use, it is proposed to underpin decision-making. It should therefore be applied transparently, that is, it must be accessible to the community so Parks Victoria is accountable. [...]

October 19th, 2019|Categories: News, Submissions|

New Introductory Short Course on Nature Science

Nature Stewards is an introductory environmental program that has 10 class sessions and 4 outdoor field sessions, offering an opportunity to explore local natural areas. This 10-week program is being run in Manningham Council, City of Melbourne, and City of Melton this Spring from the 3rd October to 16th December (location dates may vary slightly). The program spans introductions to [...]

September 7th, 2019|Categories: News|

2019 Best Friend Awards

The 2019 best Friend Awards were presented last Saturday (24th of August). Seen here (L to R) are Award winners Tony Flude and George Fotheringham (Westgate Biodiversity), Lorraine Ratcliffe (Friends of Maribyrnong Valley) and Joe Van Beek (Friends of Tyers Park). Marilyn McInnes (Friends of Edwards Point) (Left) and Margaret Hunter (Friends of Braeside Park) received Highly Commended Awards [...]

August 26th, 2019|Categories: Best Friend Award, News|

Social media Skills Extravaganza

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 promotion, and information on [...]

May 29th, 2019|Categories: News|

Workshop explores great ways to get your message across.

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 reach. For younger generations [...]

May 9th, 2019|Categories: News|

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This Is A Custom Widget

This Sliding Bar can be switched on or off in theme options, and can take any widget you throw at it or even fill it with your custom HTML Code. Its perfect for grabbing the attention of your viewers. Choose between 1, 2, 3 or 4 columns, set the background color, widget divider color, activate transparency, a top border or fully disable it on desktop and mobile.