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Victoria

Our reserves in Victoria protect a total area of 1,441 hectares.

Nardoo Hills

Established: 2004
Area: 1,207 ha
Location: 210km north west of Melbourne

Since European settlement Victoria has lost 83% of its woodlands to land clearance. Combined with drier weather this has seen a dramatic decline in woodland birds. These reserves are one of the few healthy examples of grassy box and box-ironbark woodlands left.

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Southern Boobook Owl. Photo Jeroen van Veen.

J.C. Griffin Reserve

Established: 2011
Area: 147 ha
Location: 185km north west of Melbourne

John Colahan Griffin wanted to leave a legacy and this reserve is his special gift – an ancient woodland for bushland birds, endangered reptiles and mammals, and a place where rare and beautiful plants such as the Red-cross Spider Orchid can thrive.

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Red Cross Spider Orchid. Photo Matthew Newton.

The Round House

Established: 2021
Area: 87 ha
Location: 100km north Melbourne

The perfect setting for us to bring donors, staff and corporate partners to share ideas, collaborate, and inspire them with our work. The Round House is an engagement-focused reserve, generously gifted by long-term supporter, Annelie Holden.

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Annelie Holden at the Round House.