Here is a great little movie introduction to Edwards Point Reserve on the Bellarine Peninsula - Friends of Edwards Point are members of VEFN - which gives a great introduction to one of our "hidden gems". https://youtu.be/UGvJ4Q--fGo
As community not for profit friends’ groups, we’re in uncharted waters as we face the challenges of the COVID-19 outbreak and our volunteering for 2020. We hope you are all staying safe and looking forward to normal volunteering later in the year. It is still important to think about the long term efforts your volunteers have been undertaking for your [...]
Back Row L-R Secretary – Margaret Hunter (Friends of Braeside Park/Edithvale Seaford Wetlands (FESWI); Laura Mumaw (Gardens for Wildlife (Victoria); Judith Baldacchino (Friends of Edwards Point); Nadine Gaskell (Gardens for Wildlife (Victoria); Lap Chieu (First Friends of Dandenong Creek); Andrew Lucas (Friends of Yarra Valley); Chanaka Ruwandeniya (First Friends of Dandenong Creek/Effect the Change) Front Row L - R Judy [...]
A good crowd of 22 people attended the 2019 Annual General meeting and elected a new and enlarged committee. In opening the meeting Convenor Paul Strickland joked “in a Trumpian manner” that it was one of the best attended such meetings VEFN has ever had. The meeting adopted the Committee’s Activity report which outlined a very busy year for the [...]
We were on the steps of Victorian Parliament with Shane Howard and some 40 other groups to call on the Government to provide greater support for the Sate's special places. VEFN Convenor said (among other things) that "too often volunteers are picking up the slack when Governments fall short."
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 [...]