Australian Bush Heritage Fund
The Australian Bush Heritage Fund is a national, independent, non-profit organisation. It buys or acquires private land where threatened ecosystems and wildlife still occur. These reserves are managed for the long term to safeguard our natural heritage. Visit us at www.bushheritage.org
Australasian Wildlife Management Society
The Australasian Wildlife Management Society promotes the study and application of scientific wildlife management and provides opportunities for discussion and the dissemination of information among members by appropriate means such as meetings, workshops, and publications. Visit us at www.awms.org.nz
Darling Range Wildlife Shelter
Darling Range Wildlife Shelter cares for sick, injured or orphaned wildlife with the goal of rehabilitation and successful return to the natural environment. Visit us at www.darlingrangewildlife.com.au
Developing your career in Animal Care
When you decide to embark on a career in Animal Care you’ll find that the profession is filled with people just like you who share a love of animal welfare. There are few professions that afford workers the same amount of satisfaction and personal development, teamed with a working environment that is always active and interesting.
Being an animal care worker is one of the most rewarding career paths you can take.
A love of animals big and small is essential, as you will work closely with them in your day to day job. You will also be patient, caring and empathetic in order to work well with animals and humans. Your animal care qualifications can get you anywhere from pet grooming and dog training to working in animal welfare, it’s a great industry to get your foot in the door. Working alongside animals will provide you with many opportunities to build your career in this growing industry.
To embark on a career in Animal Care, visit us at http://opencolleges.edu.au/careers/animal-care/wildlife-hospital-nurse/outlook
Doug Gimesy Photography
Doug is an internationally award winning conservation and wildlife photographer, who shares many of his photographs with not-for-profit organisations whose values and goals closely align with his – those organisations who want to inspire people and communities to discover, value and protect the natural world.
Want to make a difference? Do Something! shows people how to get involved and give back in 16,000 suburbs around Australia. To find out what you can do in your community, visit www.DoSomethingNearYou.com.au – kindly supported by ALDI.
Foundation for National Parks & Wildlife
Foundation for National Parks & Wildlife’s (Founded 1970) mission statement: Fostering the protection of Australia’s native plants, animals and cultural heritage through fundraising for environmental education and conservation projects. Visit us at www.fnpw.org.au
Grey Nurse Sharks – Let Lucy Live!
Australia’s east coast grey nurse sharks are set to go extinct in our lifetime. Help save “Lucy” and her friends by visiting www.letlucylive.org.au
The Green Directory is an online resource for the public to find eco friendly products from businesses across Australia. Visit us at www.thegreendirectory.com.au
Connecting people and habitat, with a particular focus on reconnecting and creating small bird habitat corridors through public and private land. Resources are available on the home page which are useful to anyone interested in improving habitat for native fauna. Visit us at www.habitatnetwork.org
Katandra Bushland Sanctuary
Katandra Bushland Sanctuary is a Crown Reserve administered by the Department of Land and Water Conservation and managed by Katandra Bushland Sanctuary Trust. The Sanctuary was established following a gift of land to the people of NSW by Harold Seymour, and dedicated 27 October 1967. Katandra is dedicated to the study and preservation of native flora and fauna of the Hawkesbury Sandstone country. Visit us at www.katandra.org/
The Koala Website
A very popular site with school children. Visit us at www.thekoala.com/koala/
Mareeba Wetland Foundation
The Wetland Mareeba Wetland Foundation is a community based, not for profit, conservation organisation which created and manages the award-winning 5,000 acre Mareeba Wetlands Reserve for conservation, education and nature based tourism. Visit us at www.mareebawetlands.com
Natural Resources SA
Natural Resources Management (NRM) and land management is about striking a balance between caring for our environment and paying heed to the needs of those making a living off it, or using it for leisure. Issues involved include water management, biodiversity, controlling pest animals and plants and more. Visit us at www.nrm.sa.gov.au/
Perth Zoo is strongly committed to advancing the conservation of wildlife and to changing community attitudes towards the preservation of life on Earth. In addition they are involved in research and breeding programs for threatened species from Australia. Visit us at www.perthzoo.wa.gov.au
Northern Tablelands Wildlife Carers
Northern Tablelands Wildlife Carers are a network of trained volunteers licensed by NSW National Parks and wildlife Service. If you find an injured or orphaned native animal, handle it as little as possible, please contact us on 1800-008-290, or visit us at www.ntwc.org.au
RSPCA – Canberra
RPSCA for all creatures great and small, native and domestic, in the ACT. Visit us at www.rspca-act.org.au
Wild Forest Co
The Ancient Forest Foundation has established a unique ecology portal to encourage forest conservation. Our extensive photography collection contains more than 5500 remarkable images from forest ecoregions in more than 90 countries. The project’s wiki extends a collaborative feature which can help promote regional environmental hotspots and sustainable eco-tourism. Visit us at www.wildforests.co
Rescue rehabilitation and release of sick, injured, and orphaned native fauna, in the Hunter Valley, NSW. (04) 4766 7737. Visit us at www.wildlifeaid.org.au
Wildlife Rescue Magazine
Wildlife Rescue Magazine is a free online magazine dedicated to the rescue, rehabilitation and release of Australian native wildlife. Visit us at www.wildliferescuemagazine.com