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P.A.C.T Platypus awareness

Platypus Awareness and Conservation Team The Manning Great Lakes P.A.C.T team was formed in 2010 to protect the platypus in our region. The members of P.A.C.T. aim to raise awareness and educate the community to help protect this unique animal. Yabby traps pose one of the biggest threats and are illegal wherever platypuses are found. […]

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Brumby rescue update | Fishing club news

Brumby rescue update An update from Hunter Valley Brumby Association (HVBA) president Kath Massey, on the group’s recent trip to Kosciuszko National Park to pick up more brumbies for her Booral sanctuary. We left Gundagai on an icy cold morning with six large adult brumby colts in our trailer. All of them travelled safely and […]

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Echidna love trains

  A Stroud Community Web reader reports seeing more than the usual number of squashed echidnas on local roads in recent weeks. She tells us that winter is the season that the elusive echidna gets out and about in search of a mate. It’s breeding season for the spiny monotreme and they can often be seen […]

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Local Wild Life Carers feature in Hunter Lifestyle Magazine

The sometimes heartbreaking but rewarding work of Stroud wildlife carers Bente Siefert and Mogens Nielsen features in the latest edition of Hunter Lifestyle Magazine Labour of Love Rehabilitating native wildlife requires incredible commitment, unending patience and a brave heart. This is the story of one Karuah Valley couple who consider the return on their investment […]

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