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Banking on Trees

Parklands Favourites on Walking Maps

Bushfire Recovery project delivers for local woodlands

Rewilding project bringing wild orchids back from the brink

Call for local input into development of Murray River trail

Wodonga Men's Shed work to open more pathways

Capturing Autumn on the Rail Trail

Poisonous and highly invasive – cruel Moth Vine found in regional park

At last! River access at Kiewa township

The marathon trail to Diamond Park

Absolute Heaven on Grays Island

Rough Diamond receiving special treatment

Interpreting Swainsona Nature Trail

Parklands & Murray Valley Centre - 15 years of partnership

Rail Trail stewards geared up to meet the season

Wheelie good news for Waterworks

Parklands call for more connections

Parklands invites partners to plant for Climate Action

River Parks need People Power

Baranduda access to Kiewa River - Report available

2021 PAW Board tour

Nice work if you can get it!

Our year in review

Parklands seeks a new home

Participate in the Litter Walker survey!

Baranduda Monitor encounter

Adapting artificial habitat for gliders

Local pathway for recycling car tyres

Movement on McFarlanes Hill Trails

What a feeling - Rotarians on the Tree Top Trail

Kiewa River access at Baranduda - community survey now open

Walking maps a rewarding project

Baranduda - Wombat real estate

Getting into nature: a simple gift for mental restoration

The long black summer - Upper Murray two years on

Box gum stewards shifting focus

New rock shelter improves the view on Huon Hill

Have your say on McFarlanes Hill Mountain Bike Trail Network

What snake is that?

Birds abound in the Box Gum environs

Kangaroo Day 24th October

Wildflowers of Swainsona

It's time to count your birds!

Baranduda interpretive signage in progress

Interpreting Kiewa Wetlands

All in a day's work

Protecting our woodlands from hard-hoofed soil compaction

Supporting habitat in Albury

Playing our part in Global Ecosystem Restoration

Orb web magic – all part of the Box Gum mosaic

And then there are the Mega-bats!

Albury multicultural community gardens – who will take up the challenge?

Gateway Island trail boardwalks in situ

Riverside recreation? Keep your wits – it’s flood season!

Bats, bats, beautiful bats!

Bats to benefit from new bushfire recovery project

Threatened Species Day brought to you by Sloane's Froglet.

Parklands events and lockdowns

New project resources local community groups for nature

Welcome Bush Restoration team!

Call for tree planting volunteers

New life on the Kiewa

Creating our own certainty: reducing personal carbon emissions

Taking it on: reducing business carbon emissions

Life of the Fallen

Voting now open for Volunteering Innovation grants

Positions vacant: Bush Restoration Ranger

Community access to regional waterways - Survey Report out now

Good guard developments

Beware Floods!

Rewilding Murnong

Rainy day recycling

New park furniture improves riverside parks

Acknowledging Context

Bringing traditional insight to on-ground park stewardship

Towards net zero - in your local parks

Community Planting mornings commence - all welcome!

Digital Walking Maps project open for all keen walkers!

Final goodbye to old Lemke farmhouse

New Workhorse fundraiser

Park Stewardship Volunteer program commences

All set for planting season

Confused about Recycling? Greenius is here!

Huon rail history bound for a new lease of life.

Bushpark Explorer videos now live

Stitching up the Working for Vic program

Out now: Community survey on access to crown water frontages

Volunteers nip weeds in the bud

Helen Haines recognizes Wodonga Men's Shed in Parliament

Seven Cases - new public art at Bonegilla

Thank you Jenny

Gordon's Patch

Felltimber restoration success

Community gardens plot release

Bridge handrails creating connections

Team enjoys stunning High Country

Youth help protect threatened species habitat

Wodonga Rail trail volunteers on the job

Changing nature - from your own little piece of Australia

Looking for work in the Environment sector?

Researchers seeking community input on Wildlife

Pumped for Rail Trail upgrades

Cancellation of Murray Running Festival

DIY firewood collecting

Replacing Invasives with Natives

Clean Up options - we're spoilt for choice!

Community turns out to recognise Working for Vic team

Upgrade appreciated at former Tallangatta Railway Station

Parklands Office update for January 2021

Family plots thrive

Fascinated with ant activity

Promising season for Community Farm

On the Job - Working for Victoria crew launched

How are you adapting to the new climate?

Interpretive Artworks underway

Changing Nature - Changing People

Changing Nature - Helping species movement

Pick up a Line

Changing Climate-Changing Nature

The sounds of spring

Calling local Indigenous Artists

Growing back better

Rubbish, rubbish, rubbish!

Bypass Magpie Madness

Red Light Raptors

Birds thrive in Eastern Hill environs

Hume and Hovell Track a perfect hike away

Box stealing Bees

Wildlife have the last laugh as barbs disappear

Swainsona Reserve in focus

Remember the Wild - Community Conservationists Initiative

Great Walks at Woomargama

COVID adaptations and looking forward

Welcome Chris - Ranger and bird lover

Spring is stirring at the Community Farm

New Slasher all set for Spring

Soaks come into their own with La Nina

Galled and still giving: the marvelous Lightwood

Supporting Ryans Lagoon Wetlands

Tooled up for Volunteer programs

GoodTel solves telecomms challenges

Removing barbed hazards

Interpreting the Regional Bush Parks

Community Survey on sculptures on the Gateway Island Nature Trail

'Iso' in Spring

Interpretation funded for social connections and wellbeing

A new cycle of revegetation waste reduction

Smiths bring new life to Parklands Office

Progress on Bears Hill Bushfire Recovery

Update on McFarlanes Hill Regional Park

Working for Victoria callout

Time to hit the road

Abundance: Community Farm reflects the success of refugees in our community

Riverina Trails goes Virtual

Community partnerships drive Murray River restoration

Inspiration for Ecology centred Learning

Shovel ready for Stimulus

Time to Celebrate giving Time

Step up to Plogging

A year of plenty amidst Corona chaos

Local trails feature: Petes Track - Guys Track Circuit on Nail Can Hill

Indian Myna Menace

DIY trails? Not in conservation areas!

Learn about your backyard- virtually

Miss us? We're curious to hear about it.

Firewood: where to find local and legal

Autumn flowering natives powering pollinators

Local trails feature: Norris Park circuit

Autumn rains affecting Kiewa flood zones

The pleasures of being a Ranger

Environmental volunteers need to 'cool our heels'

Home DIY - Construct a Habitat Tripod

Long-term team effort pays off for Padman Park

Global innovations start right here

Local trails feature: Stringybark Reserve

Local trails feature: Baranduda Conservation Reserve

Calling for natural hollows

Nestbox research shows strong community support for native fauna habitat

Virtual Volunteer Opportunities

Thank you to our many volunteers!

Local trails feature: Huon Hill

Wild Pollinator Count - a perfect back yard activity for the times!

DIY Park Activities: Walk, Ride and Share

DIY Park Activities: Keeping a Lookout

Walk your ‘iso’ blues away: Red Light Hill

A helping hand for Bears Hill restoration

Walk your ‘iso’ blues away – Eastern Hill bush circuit

Home DIY: Deconstructing your old mattress

DIY Park Activities: Beating Bindii

DIY Park activities: Mistletoe Appreciation

DIY Park activities: Identifying Frogs

Teamwork cracks House Creek willows

DIY Park activities: Take a Night Walk

Event cancellations in response to COVID-19

A view to the future

Behind the Upstream scenes

Parklands coronavirus measures

This is Resilience

Attention to every detail for Upstream

Waterway cleanups bag plenty

CKC the powerhouse behind our technology

Alessi Mazda supporting community

Persistence leads to success!

New wash bench for 'Tastes' events

Protection of Heritage Trestle Bridges in the Upper Murray

Hazardous Trees Resource available

So ends a long summer of weeds

Rotary pitches in for Fencing

Supporting our local Wildlife Shelters

Amongst the River Redgums

Heads up Gateway Island path users

Rescue and Return - a local success story

Step up and transform

Bushfire message from Parklands

The road to recovery: Supporting bushfire affected businesses

Crafters respond to wildlife in crisis

Statewide Volunteering Stocktake is out!

More reasons to register for the 2020 Trail Run Series

End of the line or a new chapter for Cudgewa?

Park Stewardship Program 2020 now open

Environmental gifts for this Giving Season

Look north for climate adaptation planting

Alarming cat research points to pets too

Thanks for the Thanks!

Spectacular wildflower season continues

Possums galore thrill night walkers

Riverina Trail runs attract a solid following

AW Commercial planting for the future

Weaving exchange more than just technique

Volunteer Ranger Program

Rolling over your office printer? We have a home.

Wildflower season off to a great start

Plants in, thanks to Pacific Biologics workplace volunteers

Federation Hill will challenge the best

Walking with the eagles

Call for Casual Staff Expressions of Interest

Kiewa River focus for Waterways celebration

Bush for Birds in Baranduda

Mammals by night a popular winter outing

Major milestone for High Country Rail Trail

Revegetation projects in full swing

Research made possible by high-tech homes

Wodonga Rail Trail stewards commence

Trestle repairs impress

No slips on the Kiewa

Wodonga Men’s Shed sets a new standard in park furniture

Baranduda Recreational Trail Planning

Tastes of the Garden extending al fresco into winter

Swapping notes on saving seed

Salute to the Repair Cafe

Historic Trestle Trail Walk and Campfire Cook-up

First sod turned on Tumba Trail

Urban feral cats threaten the smallest of our wildlife

Setting up Gardens for Wildlife on Huon Creek

First 'Tastes of the Garden' beats wild weather at the SAC

New Fire Trail improves safety on Baranduda Range

Volunteers keeping woody weeds at bay on House Creek

Berringama Walk excites Rail Trail interest

Clever Crane work completes Trestle Bridge repairs

Paddlers clean up

Huon Reserve facilities taking shape

Beating the Bindii

River bank revegetation supporting fish in heatwaves

Volunteer Program takes a new tack

Rail Trail Steaming Ahead

Volunteer program commencing March 2019

2018 - The Year in Review

Working together to improve our rivers

Christmas Office Closure 20 Dec-14 Jan

Inaugural Horse Ride enjoyed by all

Kiewa river trail closure at Killara

Pledge some time for Giving Tuesday

Men's Shed find proof of worthwhile handiwork

Parklands Annual Report for 2018

Green light for Murray River Five Islands project

Wildflowers in full bloom

Vege Wisdom Exchange

Beware: Mynas on the move

Trestle Project is a YES!

Parklands afield and afar

Community skills support endangered Squirrel gliders

Hunchback Hill Review: Rehabilitation required

Pick OUR Projects - Cast your vote now!

Growing Community on Gateway Island Farm

Spotlighting proves popular over holidays

Hume and Hovell Walk Detour through Eight Mile

Students dig in for conservation

Danny's Guard Worm brings a huge job down to size.

Guard recycling season is here

Lots for Plots: Community Garden releases new plots

Community input shapes Vision 2030

Wodonga Creek Nature Trail taking shape

Possums in the spotlight

Bridging the final gap at Dry Forest Creek

Big Give boosts Community Farm activity

A big "Thanks!" from Parklands

New partnership for regional habitat

Community Input to Parklands 2030 Vision

Parklands 7 Summit Challenge

Thieves target Parklands tools of trade

Working together begins with common ground

Roadside bush corridors - arteries for species survival

Looking out in new ways

Planned burn on High Country Rail Trail

Mud Walking - the new bush restoration sport

Trailcam snaps secret lives of the Kiewa bush

Fire-wise native gardens and revegetation - plan before you plant

Bamboo weaves a fitting shelter

Bhutanese Catering feeds 300 at RAR conference

Rotary enables Murray River Island restoration

Tree Top path a handhold closer

Rail Trail upgrade in full swing

Engineering with heart supports community projects

Restoring Swainsona Reserve - protecting Felltimber Creek

Inaugural Murray Marathon attracts 300 runners

Impact project sits well on Kiewa

Notification of Stringybark Reserve Planned Burn

Bindii - now is the time to act!

Murray Valley Centre an inspiring partner

Killara flood repair works begin this week

Orchids returning, thanks to improved bush management

Bush Technology makes citizen science easy

Christmas deliveries bring cheer all round

Garden minds meet at Community Farm

Honouring Eddie Kneebone: 'An educator who inspired through his art'.

Maintaining the Momentum

End to end track walk doesn't finish Tilly

Rotary pitches in for YES canoe trip

Rail Trail Resurfacing Commences

Twenty Year's Community Land Management

Bush Restoration - the long commitment behind the scenes

Unfolding season delights wildflower walkers

Wildflower Walk in Castle Creek Conservation Reserve

2017 Tall Trestle Treadle

Gateway Island Path 'Good as New'

Bike Food Trail an eye-opener

Barkers bounce to Dog Jog

Castle Creek wildflowers dazzle walkers

RACV assists Bhutanese Community

Geofabrics to underpin a multitude of projects

Fulford Bridge restoration complete

Notice regarding Hunchback Hill Mountain Bike Event Centre/ Pump track area

Dogs sit up for Border Barkfest

Grasses ain't Grasses on Gateway Island

Flood season has arrived

Community funds Railtrail Restorations

Pleasant encounter with Social Enterprise

Rail Trail sections to link at last

Tree Day crowns Baranduda's Middle Creek restoration efforts

Spotlighting for wildlife the family adventure of choice

Garden expands to meet growing demand

Nestbox experience resonates with young and old

Youth Enviro group kicks off on wheels

DIY Firewood: How to know where to go?

Planting season begins

Heads up! Grants for schools available

Pit to Peak meets High Tea

Community Planting lifts Belvoir Park

Big Give from a generous community

Queens Award Honors for Three

Huon Hill Trail Picture Perfect

Warm welcome for new 'Along the Bush Tracks'

Success in a Box!

Sean picks up Endurance series

New parks signage under construction

Koetong-Darbyshire burn scheduled for 15-16 April

Build it and they will come!

Spotlighting walks exceed expectations

Increased river access puts duck hunters on higher alert

Suit suits the job

Koetong - Darbyshire Rail Trail Planned Burn Imminent

Gliders are closer than you might think

Double Paddle River Cleanup

Latest grading brings the CBD Rail Trail vision closer

Community Farm Open for Visits

Rabbit virus release to improve biocontrol

Counting in the Harvest

Waste not want not

Friends tackle a Tyresome problem

Record season a double-edged sword

Wodonga Green Army Team positions vacant

2016 in Review

Bushfire Preparation

Respect. Engage. Connect: Parklands partnership acknowledged

Snakes alive!

Gateway Seniors Walk

Tall Trestle Treadle continues to grow

Community Farm emerges from the waters

For the Greater Good of the Greater Glider

Substitute Seniors Link Tour enjoyed by all

Sam's song a hit for Gliders

Parklands Depot reopens after floods


Have you worked with us in the past 12 months?

Do something for yourself!

Beware flood waters over Parklands tracks and trails.

Location Location Location! Rail Corridor makeover inspires possibilities.

Bush Parks and Trails Connecting Community

Connecting to Country

Get Gardening during Mental Health Month

Team graduates with honours

Community Stewardship of McFarlanes & Swainsona

Murray River Slow Food Trail

Apex Tool Group help Parklands tool up.

In the Presence of a Pardalote

Squirrel Gliders on the Edge

Nail Can Hill a gruelling finale

Tree Day events continue into August

Time to Celebrate our Pollinators

Flood danger on local tracks and trails

Bandiana Link Restoration

Boardwalks essential to Green trail

Victory Year 9 lap up the Work

Tree Day Prescription for Health

Parklands joins Plastic Free July

Bird-bath ruminations turn into scientific research

My Favourite Place Photo Competition

Sheldon on a Red Carpet pathway

Senator opens Kiewa Boardwalk

Mars expands horizons for Community Market Garden

Murray remnant revealed

Unexpected guest brightens quite a few days

Scrap? Not in our book!

Whistle Stop tops all

Enthusiasm for Open Ideas

Autumn rains, warm earth - time to plant!

Volunteers make it all happen

Winter Green Army team off to a great start

Railtrail Burn Update

John Hillier Memorial Morning Tea

Milk runners serenaded in style

Rail trail CFA burn this weekend

Clear run over Fulford Creek

Nail Can Runup

Lighting Catches On

Padman Prefects Clean Up!

At 85, Merv hangs up his bow saw

Lightning expectations

Team of Awsome, Farewell!

Giant trestle tustle

Terrain fast-tracks the Quartz trail

Riverside Harvest Festival

Venturers start the footwork in new Bushfire Management approach

Interested in being in the next Green Army team?

Willow Park makeover continues

Bowerbirds show their appreciation of Heathwood habitat

Local Bushfires - How you can Help

Fishy Trail Run transformed into the Riverina Lightning

Hot off the press - Updated Regional Bushlands Map

Volunteers work acknowledged

Local rules for Fire Season preparation

Getting the Nestbox Know-how

Students install handmade bench seat

Brody on the job

Easy on your pocket, easy on our planet: The 12 Do's of Christmas

Christmas Office Closure 23rd Dec-11th Jan

WAN Community Plan puts Burraja front and centre

Local Fire Project wins Excellence Award

Nestbox Network extending in 2016

Cruise along the upgraded rail trail to Huon Reserve

Permaculture course to kick start Community Garden

Event Development Ranger to blaze new trails in the Parklands

Parklands appeals during Give Now Week

Green thumbs up from fellow Community Gardeners

Well done Repair Team

Plans afoot on Felltimber Creek

Rare beauty hiding in the hills

New Community Service team on the job

Trestle Bridge one large step closer

On your Bike!

Rain primes fresh market garden beds

Oaklands wildflower bounty

Tall Trestle Treadle absolute tops

Hunchy track makes great progress

Wildflower season along the Hume and Hovell Track

Welcome to our new Green Army team

Collecting firewood locally

Reducing the Whiskey Fire Hazard

Riverina Endurance Trail Run Series Wrap Up

Bollards first step to protect Wodonga Creek frontage

Green Army Graduation

Parklands in Parliament!

Community Market Garden set for summer harvest

Parklands in the running for Leadership and Innovation Award

Returning grasslands to Gateway Island

Board Walk Works for Kiewa Floodplain

Environment Award goes to Sarah Thompson

McFarlanes Hill Trail Run - An Icy Epic

Gateway Island Track to Close

Neither rain, hail nor gales dampen local Tree Day celebrations!

Kiewa River Community Feedback sought

Member for Indi lauds Green Army 'Team of Greatness'

Huon Hill Trail a perfect morning Run

Willow Park Landscape Transformation

Sarah Thompson Red Carpet Finalist

Parklands Finalist in local Business Awards

World Class Trails Attracting World Champions

Wodonga Creeks Community Conversations

Green Light for Community Market Gardens

Parklands - Planting the seeds of Love

A Transformation on Felltimber Creek

Better Understanding Wodonga's Bushfire Risks

4th Trestle bridge Restoration has commenced

Building World Class Cycle Trails - Chip In!

Wodonga Rail Trail: Transforming the view over many back fences

Lovegrass in name only

Felltimber Woody Weed blitz

Livening up the Hume and Hovell Track

Willow bonfires in Middle Creek

Planting season imminent...

Cosy homes going free!

Bears Hill cleanup

Parklands: How to Paint the Picture?

Trail nearly top to bottom

Huon Creek Nature Trail

Orchid in a Tea Cup

Fourth Fishy Trail Run a Winner

March 2015 Understorey Newsletter - much happening

Green Army Dream Team Graduate

Cumberoona no longer at home on Wodonga Creek

Threatened Species take to the air

Bulrush Island Weed Wacking

November 2014 Understorey Newsletter

Wodonga Hills Ablaze

Dates for local trail runs in 2015

Potential awards are recognition for lots of hard work

Parklands in semi-finals of Environmental Sustainability Award

August Newsletter - The Understorey

Green Army - Marching into the Albury-Wodonga region soon

Some better news for our regional parklands

Rangers concerned with irresponsible 'vigilante' behaviour

Huon Hill Trail Run - 2014

Jarvis Creek Jaunt – A ride that shouldn’t be mist

Friends Find a Common Interest to Give Nail Can a Helping Hand

Fishy Fun Run proves to be a favourite once again

Medibank Backs Bike Building Project

Fishy Fun Run 2014 - Race results

Parklands appealing for help from the community

February 2014 issue of The Understorey newsletter

Great photos from Woomargama BioBlitz

Locally made film a bit hit in ABC's My Crazy Passion series.

Parklands a winner in Wodonga Council's 2014 grants program

Hazards of the heat... take care out there

There’s so much to explore on your doorstep…