Emergency Hotline: 07 5441 6200
Let our birds eat the lawn grubs…

Let our birds eat the lawn grubs…

This continual wet weather has had us all grumbling, but what about our native wildlife? They are impacted in so many ways, as our WILVOS 5441 6200 Hotline indicates. One lady called last week, very upset after seeing several magpies dead, in and near her small...
Thank you to our rescuers out there……

Thank you to our rescuers out there……

Sometimes, as a wildlife carer, it is good to get away for a day. Nevertheless, once home the WILVOS 5441 6200 number soon catches up. Having the only 24 hour wildlife Hotline on the coast means our WILVO volunteers on the phone are kept very busy, for 24 hours, 365...
Promises, promises, promises. It’s election time.

Promises, promises, promises. It’s election time.

Well, here we are in the land of promises again – it’s election time. A time to ponder on all those phone calls coming through to WILVOS Hotline 5441 6200. Who is going to make decisions to help our wildlife? I began listening to Mayoral candidates early in the peace...
Observe our lorikeets

Observe our lorikeets

There is no rest for our Hotline Volunteers.  There seems to be one wildlife stress event after another being phoned into the WILVOS 5441 6200 Hotline. At the moment, the local wildlife hospitals are receiving hundreds of almost comatose lorikeets.  At a certain time...
Make your swimming pool safe for animals

Make your swimming pool safe for animals

In the extreme heat we have been experiencing, everything is drawn to water. Our Hotline 5441 6200 indicates that this can be perilous for our wildlife. Bandicoots, possums, koalas, birds and reptiles are just some of those trapped and often drowning in pools. They...
cut up that fishing line, beware plastic bags

cut up that fishing line, beware plastic bags

Our 5441 6200 Hotline mirrors what is happening out in the community, and this is a challenging time. Many injuries are preventable. Fishing line entanglements are always upsetting to see. It helps to cut fishing line into small pieces, place in a container and take...
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