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Geelong Strategic Assessment risks fast-tracking environmental loss

Geelong Strategic Assessment risks fast-tracking environmental loss

The stakes are high. The Geelong Strategic Assessment is going to fast-track the development of 6000 hectares that includes endangered grassland, grassy woodland and the Moorabool River. Developers stand to make windfall profits at the cost of the environment. The...

A new list of Victorian grassland flora

A new list of Victorian grassland flora

The Grassy Plains Network has put together a new list of the flora of Victoria's grasslands. The list contains 615 species from across the Victorian Volcanic Plain and Riverina. We hope it will be useful and of interest. This is a work-in-progress, aiming to expand...

Significant grasslands under threat across Melbourne

Significant grasslands under threat across Melbourne

The Grassy Plains Network has identified a set of eleven high-quality grasslands across Melbourne that are under threat. There are more – of course – but these are the most important, and they are in need of urgent action. These eleven are primarily in Hobsons Bay and...

“Pimelea” posters for Hobsons Bay!

“Pimelea” posters for Hobsons Bay!

GPN have worked with fab designer Liz Dalgleish to come up with four posters calling out the perilous position of the critically endangered Spiny Rice-flower (Pimelea spinescens) in Hobsons Bay. We love HB's grasslands, but half of them are completely unprotected,...