How You Can Help Archives - Protect Our Winters Australia

You’re invited: Our Changing Snowscapes Report Launch

POW Australia has commissioned an independent research report titled ‘Our Changing Snowscapes: Climate Change Impacts and Recommendations for the Australian Alps’. The academic research and findings of this report show that under a low emissions scenario, there is still time to protect the unique alpine regions of Australia if we act now. The independent report pulls together the available literature... READ MORE

Get your Alpine Odyssey Film Tour tickets

Get tickets and support POW & Save the Children! Alpine Odyssey, a film by Ivan Hexter, tells the story of Huw's winter 2022 journey along the 700km length of the Australian Alps. The 50-day traverse had Huw skiing at each of the dozen mainland Australian snow resorts en route. Join us for an evening of stories, laughs and environmental advocacy... 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

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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