Taking action to fight extinction
From the elusive golden sun moth to the dainty spiny rice-flower, find out what's threatening these vulnerable species and how we're taking action to fight extinction.Growling grass frog
Our plants, animals and ecosystems
Read about this small native daisy that blooms in summer. Once widespread south of the Great Dividing Range, it’s now only found in small areas in south-western Victoria and tiny patches around Melbourne.
Golden sun moth
Find out how we're working to protect the golden sun moth, one of Victoria’s rarest insects.
Grassy eucalypt woodland
Find out about this unique ecosystem home to sprawling red gums, native grasslands, birds and possums.
Growling grass frog
Learn more about one of of Australia's largest frogs, which has a call that sounds like a motorbike revving.
Read about this dainty native plant with small violet, star-shaped flowers and green-grey leaves.
Natural temperate grassland
Filled with native herbs, grasses, unique wildflowers and a scattering of shrubs and trees, these unique grasslands are now confined to a few small remaining patches.
Seasonal herbaceous wetland
Learn about one of Victoria's vital freshwater habitats, home to a range of unique plants and animals.
Southern brown bandicoot
With short, rounded ears, a pointy snout, strong feet and a stocky body, the Southern brown bandicoot was once widespread throughout Melbourne’s south-eastern suburbs.
With small, cream flowers and pale green, oval leaves, the spiny rice-flower grows up to around 30cm in height and lives for up to 100 years.