NWC – NSW Wildlife Council

The winners of the NWC 2016 rehabilitation grants have been announced. The winners are:

  1. Christine Parkes – Snowy Mountains Wildlife Rescue-LAOKO
  2. Julie Shean, Australian Seabird Rescue
  3. Rowan Wigmore, Northern Rivers Wildlife Carers
  4. Philip and Belinda Donovan, Wildlife Rescue South Coast
  5. Carole-Ann McGarry, Hunter Wildlife Rescue-NATF

Full details can be found below

1st Christine Parkes – Snowy Mountains Wildlife Rescue-LAOKO

Three demountable and relocatable multi-purpose steel, wire and iron enclosures for housing of possums, small wombats, quolls, birds and small pouched macropods.

2nd

Julie Shean, Australian Seabird Rescue

Sea and Shore Bird enclosure of approximately 82m and materials to make catching equipment for smaller sea/shore birds. This new enclosure would more equitably share the work of rehabilitations of up to 25 sea/shore birds each month in this coastal region.

3rd

Rowan Wigmore, Northern Rivers Wildlife Carers

Custom Built 2m x 1.2 m x .5m reptile enclosure for short or long term care due to injury, police confiscation, etc.  The enclosure will be fitted with heaters, lights and a thermostat.  The facility is needed to provide optimum care regime for rehabilitation of all reptiles.

4th

Philip and Belinda Donovan, Wildlife Rescue South Coast

40m x 30m x 1.5m Wombat Enclosure to house up to 15 Common or Bare-nosed Wombats per annum.

Grant funds are sought to assist towards the cost of this enclosure which totals $16407.00

5th

Carole-Ann McGarry, Hunter Wildlife Rescue-NATF

Pre-built enclosure to provide an extension to an existing Brushtail and Ringtail Possum rehabilitation/release facility. The extension of 2mx1mx2m will improve capacity for rehabilitation of more than one species simultaneously and at different development stages.