Environment Archives - Protect Our Winters Australia

“Our Changing Snowscapes” Report Released

ANU x POW have just released the Our Changing Snowscapes: Climate Change Impacts and Recommendations for the Australian Alps’ Report The groundbreaking report reviews the current state of climate change impacts on the Australian Alps, presents new modelling of climate change impacts on Australia's ski resorts and provides recommendations for a better path forward. For the first time the SkiSim2... READ MORE

Charging up for a green trip to the slopes

Spending time in nature is an alluring past time that attracts millions of visitors to the snow yearly. For the majority of visitors, that involves escaping the metropolitan areas of Melbourne or Sydney and driving into the sunset towards the ski fields in Alpine Australia. However, one of the most harmful parts of getting out in nature is how we... READ MORE

Introducing the POWcast

Protect Our Winters Australia is excited to present POWcast, our very own podcast channel where we discuss our love of the mountains and our shared journey to protect them. In these fascinating discussions we chat to the people who bind our mountain culture together, weaving stories of adventure, environment and community into a yarn of passion and purpose. The POWcast... READ MORE

The Aussie Snow Gum: An Icon In Trouble

Any visitor to the Australian Alps would be no stranger to the snow gum. Its rainbow bark and twisted trunk are synonymous with the high country itself. “They are the iconic tree of the mountains”, says Cam Walker of Mountain Journal fame and Friends of the Earth.
Tragically, Cam says, because of climate change, the trees are “facing the prospect of ecological collapse”

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Protect Our Winters Australia acknowledge the traditional custodians of the land upon which we live, work and play. We pay respects to the Elders, past, present and future, across the many Nations. Their ancestral ties to country have never been extinguished, and sovereignty never ceded.

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