Forest conservation organisations

This page provides links to key organisations engaged in forest conservation in Victoria and beyond. 

Australian Conservation Foundation.  Stands for ecological sustainability. "We get to the heart of environmental problems by tackling the underlying social and economic causes. We work across society to influence urgent, transformative action to deliver lasting change on the scale required to secure a sustainable environment. We bring people together to champion the true value of our environment and its critical role in sustaining all other systems and in achieving human wellbeing."

Environment Defenders Offices.  Community legal centres specialising in public interest environmental and planning law.

Environment East Gippsland is the longest running community forest group working solely for the protection of Victoria's last and largest area of ancient forest and surrounding natural environment.  EEG has been working to protect East Gippsland's natural areas and wildlife for almost 30 years. As a locally based group we play a vital role in information gathering on the local logging industry and badgering our 'forest managers'.

Environmental Justice Australia.  See in particular the Nov 2017 Possum Case.

Environment Victoria. One of Australia’s leading environment groups, working to safeguard our environment and the future.

Friends of Leadbeater's possum. Celebrating the rediscovery of the Leadbeater's possum.

Goongerah Environment Centre Office is a grass roots community group based in the small town of Goongerah in far East Gippsland, Victoria. Since 1993 we have campaigned for protection of East Gippsland’s forests.

Lawyers for Forests. An association of legal professionals working towards the protection and conservation of Australia’s
remaining native forests.

My Environment. A hub for the latest information on community projects, science, environmental philanthropy, environmental law and green design in Australia.

South East Region Conservation Alliance. An alliance of conservation groups from the south coast of
New South Wales engaged in research, lobbying and action on native forests and forestry policies, with particular emphasis on the importance of native forests for climate, water and biodiversity. SERCA Inc is a founding member of the Australian Forests & Climate Alliance.

The Wilderness Society.  "Our purpose is – protecting, promoting and restoring wilderness and natural processes across Australia for the survival and ongoing evolution of life on Earth.  The natural processes that sustain our land operate over great distances and long periods of time. That means we need to 'think big' when it comes to conservation."

VicFore$t$.  Amazing source!  Facts with humor!