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PICS celebrates 50th Anniversary

PICS held a 50th birthday celebration recently, attended by 40 members and four local Bass Coast Shire councilors, including the mayor. Displays featured newspaper articles and project photos and information going back to 1968. a rolling Power Point presentation featuring lots of PICS personalities and a short film of Phillip Island wildlife with footage of…

Pleasant Point Revegetation Project

Rhyll Coast Action held a successful information session this morning regarding the forthcoming Pleasant Point revegetation project, an initiative of PICS member John Eddy who put today’s display together. The display included photos, text, plant samples, tools, stakes and guards to be used, a looping Power Point presentation and a place where people could actually…

Humpback Whale photo sequence by Lisa Schonberg

PICS committee member Lisa Schonberg has been out on the boat again whale watching, and off Phillip Island’s south coast was able to get this wonderful sequence of photos (copyright) of a young Humpback whale breaching. Thanks for sharing with us Lisa! They certainly show the power of this young whale.  

An open letter to the Victorian Government: proposed Cowes Stony Point car ferry

30 April 2018 The Hon Daniel Andrews MP, Premier The Hon Jaala Pulford MLC, Minister for Regional Development The Hon John Eren MP, Minister for Tourism and Major Events Dear Premier and Ministers An open letter to the Victorian Government: proposed Cowes Stony Point car ferry Phillip Island Conservation Society (PICS) urges the Victorian Government…

Perseverance Pays Off for PWP!

  As we are all fully aware the actions of PWP over time has resulted in the recommendations of Infrastructure Victoria. Some recap of steps leading to the message below from Peter Francis of Bass Coast Shire Council. –   PWP were instrumental in ensuring the (previous) Council held a Round Table on the Port…