NWC – NSW Wildlife Council

Monthly Archive: June 2017

NWC Grants now open

Wildlife rehabilitator enclosure and equipment grants program for 2017 – 2018 opens 10 JUNE 2017

Announcing the opening of the 2017-2018 wildlife rehabilitator grants program, NSW Chair, Audrey Koosmen said:

“how pleased my committee and I are that Representatives and Alternates present at the NWC May General Meeting voted to increase both the maximum grant amount and to double the total Grant Budget for 2017 Grant applications”.

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Whale rescue at Crowdy Bay

A juvenile humpback whale was rescued on Tuesday afternoon off Indian Head, south of Port Macquarie. The whale had become tangled in rope from fishing traps.

Andy Marshall from the National Parks and Wildlife Service said a Harrington couple was bushwalking and noticed splashing and buoys floating in the ocean about 300m offshore from Indian Head in the Crowdy Bay National Park.

See the full article at http://www.camdencourier.com.au/story/4697273/whale-rescue-off-indian-head-video-photos/