Ensuring the future of the Malleefowl
There are few birds in the world as interesting and industrious as the Malleefowl (Leipoa ocellata). The Victorian Malleefowl Recovery Group is dedicated to the preservation of this magnificent and endangered bird.
See our About Us page for details on what we do and how to join.
Armstrong Bequest - second-round applications open 1 December 2020
Small grants are
available from the Geoff Armstrong Bequest to provide financial support to
projects that will make a positive difference to malleefowl conservation and
preservation in Victoria or to promote the enhancement of the natural
environment for malleefowl in Victoria.
projects in other States will be considered but Victoria must benefit in some
More information is
available on the Donations and Grants page.
Applications must be
made through The Wettenhall Environment Trust (WET).
Applications open on 1 December 2020.
Training Weekend & Annual General Meeting - 2020
to the COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic, the VMRG took the decision
to cancel the 2020 Training Weekend at Wyperfeld
The VMRG AGM was held via a virtual Zoom meeting on Sunday 11 October at 11 AM.
Please see our Events page for further details.
Monitoring season 2020
The 2020 monitoring season is proceeding with the support of Parks Victoria and strict Coronavirus protocols in place.
More details are on the Events page.
Monitoring Report 2019 - 2020
Latest report of the VMRG's Annual Monitoring Program.
View VMRG YouTube training videos on our Monitoring Manual page.
Around the Mounds
Latest edition of the National Malleefowl Recovery Team Newsletter.
Malleefowl on Facebook
Join the Malleefowl Victoria Facebook group to connect with fellow malleefowl enthusiasts.