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Protecting Honeyeaters and Leadbeater’s Possum

Learn how you can help protect the habitat of two endangered Victorian faunal emblems

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Protecting Honeyeaters and Leadbeater’s Possum

Help prevent extinction of two faunal emblems

There are three small semi-wild populations of the critically endangered Helmeted Honeyeater in Victoria and Leadbeater's Possums were thought to be extinct until they were rediscovered in 1961. They are also on the endangered list. Both species live in forests near Melbourne and you can help protect their habitat.

Join us for a presentation from well-known wildlife ecologist and guest speaker Ed McNabb, who will share his extensive research of nocturnal wildlife (sounds and surveying) as well as give some insight into what having a conservation covenant on his property means to him. 

We also invite you to learn more about the Trust for Nature Faunal Emblems project which encourages landowners to protect nature forever with a conservation covenant. 

After the presentations you are invited to explore the Wanderslore Sanctuary on a walk led by Trust for Nature staff.  You will have the opportunity to learn about the reserve and the covenanting process.  There will be plenty of time for talk, information sharing and questions! 

Saturday, 1 June, 10am - 1pm
Free event
Wanderslore Sanctuary, 2180 Warburton Highway, Launching Place
RSVP Rachel Douglas, racheld@tfn.org.au, 0437 564 325 

Main photo Leadbeater Possum, courtesy Zoos Victoria

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