News From The Alps

Check here for our monthly ‘E-Blast’ of interesting stories, happenings and updates from around the Australian Alps national parks.

‘E-Blast’ #96: Pigs Out

What follows is a story about what’s being done to deal with a serious-pest-offender.
We’re talking about the swiftly expanding population of feral pigs that’s churning up
fragile landscapes in the Alps. In this particular snapshot, the focus is on Victoria’s
Eastern Alps where a handful of rangers, support staff and contractors make the most
of limited resources and vehicle access to protect these conservation-worthy
landscapes and wilderness areas. Here Jo Durrant and Ella Carr, based at Parks
Victoria’s Omeo depot, describe what’s being done…

Read more in E-Blast #96 | October 2023

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