Lower Ovens Wildlife Reserve

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Lower Ovens Wildlife Reserve

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Volunteering in parks is a great way to contribute to conserving Victoria’s special places. The many personal benefits of volunteering include learning more about plants and wildlife, gaining new skills, being in the outdoors, improving health and well being and meeting new friends. Time spent in nature also reduces stress and promotes physical wellbeing.
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Lower Ovens Wildlife Reserve

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Lower Ovens Wildlife Reserve

Change of Conditions

Nature being nature, sometimes conditions can change at short notice. It’s a good idea to check this page ahead of your visit for any updates.

  • Notices Affecting Multiple Parks

    Seasonal road closures 2022

    Some roads in this park are subject to seasonal road closures. Seasonal road closures generally operate from after the long weekend in June through to the end of October, but may be extended due to seasonal conditions. Visit the seasonal road closures page for maps and more information.

    Japanese encephalitis in northern Victoria

    Japanese encephalitis in northern Victoria
    Japanese encephalitis (JE) has recently been detected in Victoria, with increased risk in the northern and north-west of Victoria and along the Murray River. This virus is spread to humans through mosquito bites and may cause a rare and potentially life-threatening infection of the brain. 
     
    For information about how to protect yourself and your loved ones from mosquito bites before you head outdoors, visit the Beat the Bite- Better Health Website or see our visitor safety tips. 

  • Notices Affecting Multiple Sites

    Park Closures due to flooding proposed Murray River Park

    Due to increased releases from  the Hume Weir following heavy rainfall events in the Murray and Ovens Rivers  Catchments most visitor sites will be impacted by flooding downstream of the Hume and Yarrawonga Weirs.

    Attachments: Murray River Reserves Base Map (613KB)

    Sites opened post flooding

    Due reduced flows from  the Yarrawonga Weir most sites have now been reopened.  

    Attachments: Murray River Reserves Base Map (613KB)

    Sites opened post flooding

    Due reduced flows from  the Yarrawonga Weir most sites have now been reopened.  

    Attachments: Murray River Reserves Base Map (613KB)

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