Wildlife Watch

Queensland Garden Expo

The Queensland Garden Expo held at Nambour each year is always a busy time.  Each year the  Sunshine Coast Council invites WILVOS to be part of their Living Backyard corner of the Expo.  This is my favourite area with a lovely group of people representing environmental and wildlife groups. I missed seeing Rob Raabe, our […]

Feeding Wildlife

The welfare of our local wildlife is very dependent on the observations of members of the public.  Everyone is now more aware of the effect that human impact has on our native animals. Sometimes our caring natures are not always in the animals’ greatest  interest.  Feeding of wildlife is best done only in extreme weather […]

Fun with Pinkies

It has been a fascinating time for some of our WILVOS carers.  A very experienced furless ‘pinkie’ macropod carer has been training some of our rehabilitators in the care of eastern grey kangaroos.  Jo has raised these little joeys from a very small stage but they are now furred and ready to move on. Our […]

A Walk with Ann Moran

WILVOS have just had the privilege of having Ann Moran, botanist, taking some of us on a walk at the beautiful Ewan Maddock Dam and pointing out some of Australia’s amazing flora. Being 8am on a cool Sunday morning, there weren’t too many of us so we really did get to learn so much in […]

Drive carefully on dusk in the coming months

With darkness coming at the same time as people are driving home from work, there are more wildlife injured on the roads at this time of year. I do wish we could train our wildlife to evade the dangers of suburbia! I am sure our lovely volunteers on the WILVOS 5441 6200 hotline would like […]