Have you ever come across an animal in trouble and wondered what to do? There are a lot of simple, effective things you can do to help.
If you find an animal that needs help, call a wildlife carer immediately and follow their advice. Click here to find the phone number of your nearest wildlife carer. Always call a wildlife carer, most have 24-hour hotlines so they are always available. Please don't send a wildlife carer an email, as every minute counts when you're trying to save an injured animal. You wouldn't email 000, would you?
Koalas and Dogs
Dogs are a man's best friend, but there are lots of things you can do to ensure that your pal doesn't harm native wildlife like Koalas.
Follow these simple tips and you, your pets, and local Koalas will live happily ever after.
Microbat Roost Box
Have you watched bats swooping insects? If you visit a park with streetlights at night and watch - you may be lucky! Insect eating microbats are alive and well in your area.
Construct your own roosting box to help out tiny bats. This design is suitable for most kinds of Australian microbats. Adult help is required to make this project.
Motion Sensing Cameras
What 'Furries' or 'Feathers' Visit Your Garden?
By Iona Mitchell, Coordinator Gardens for Wildlife and Land for Wildlife, Tasmanian Department of Primary Industries and Water. Gardens for Wildlife is now on Facebook. Check it out here!
Have you ever wondered what marsupials ('furries') visit at night while you are asleep or birds ('feathers') stop by during the day when you are not home? There is a very fun and exciting way to find out.
Nest boxes replicate natural shelters such as tree hollows They are fun, easy and cheap to make, and will provide a secure home for many years to come.
You can construct a nest box for many different types of Australian animals, such as birds, possums, bats, sugar gliders, wood ducks and more. Any animals that relies on tree hollows for shelter and raising its young will appreciate an appropriately sized nest box. Adult help is required to make this project.