A range of teacher professional learning programs will be developed to accompany the Biodiversity of the Western Volcanic Plains online outreach...
Driveway entrance located at 5 Mt Rothwell Road, Little River, 38 km north of Geelong and 31 km south of Bacchus Marsh.
A 400 ha conservation site enclosed by an 11 kilometre electrified predator proof fence, making it the largest predator free ecosystem in Victoria. The site contains native plains grassland, herb rich grassy woodland, granitic hills habitat and old growth woodland. The remnant grasslands contain many critically endangered flora species.
The property is managed to conserve and breed some of Australia’s most threatened fauna, including native grassland species such as the Eastern Barred Bandicoot.
Management and research is carried out in consultation with the Department of Sustainability and Environment (DSE), Zoos Victoria and various universities.
The Mount Rothwell Biodiversity Interpretation Centre website has extensive information about the site and species.