National Parks

In the wild heart of Woomargama National Park

Science & Environment

In addition to its extraordinary beauty, Woomargama National Park, situated in the South West Slopes region of southern NSW, is home to 25 endangered or vulnerable animal species. In a bid to preserve its unique biodiversity, the Foundation of National Parks and Wildlife have launched a new appeal to purchase of 229 hectares of available land on the edge of the park. To donate click HERE.

GALLERY: Kangaroo Island’s Wilderness Trail

Adventure

Kangaroo Island’s new Wilderness Trail is set to open October 1. The rugged five day 66km walk through Flinders Chase National Park hugs a coastal shoreline that’s brimming with native wildlife. Read more about the Wilderness Trail in AG#134, out now.

GALLERY: Mount Field, Tasmania

Destinations

Only an hour north-west of Hobart, Mount Field is an enduring favourite of outdoor enthusiasts, with its wallaby-tracked snow fields, lakes and tarns (lakes formed in remnant glacial cirques). In autumn, the deciduous fagus tree erupts into colour across the mountain. Read about Mount Field’s beautiful peaks and the conservation efforts to protect the 100-year-old national park in AG#132, out now.