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Thirsty wildlife cool off

Cherokee resident John Power is doing his bit to provide a place of sanctuary for animals in the heat by filling birdbaths with water...

My Place: Manfred Zabinskas

Manfred Zabinskas is a dedicated animal rescuer. The Trentham East resident chats with Jessica Micallef about his wildlife shelter and how many animals are...

Wildlife safety faces obstacles

A Romsey resident wants speed humps and chicanes introduced on Macedon Ranges roads to protect wildlife. Patrick Francis has urged the state government to look...

Push for ‘wildlife’ zones

A Cherokee resident is calling for dual speed zones on Macedon Ranges back roads. Resident John Power said he wanted to highlight the importance of...

Wildlife warning signs to save lives in Woodend

Motorists passing through Woodend might notice new signs warning them to be on the lookout for wildlife. Macedon Ranges council and the Macedon Ranges Wildlife...

Dog attack toll mounts in Macedon Ranges

Macedon Ranges residents are calling for urgent action after a spate of dog attacks that has killed more than 20 animals, including a kangaroo. Residents...

Melton, Moorabool drivers urged to watch for animals

With winter approaching, Melton and Moorabool drivers are being urged to be extra vigilant on the roads. According to AAMI, there were more than 70...

Retail therapy helps Greendale wildlife shelter

Naomi Carr has nursed hundreds of animals at the Greendale Wildlife Shelter. But it’s an expensive process and the shelter can’t exist without the...

Call to punish illegal hunters for animal cruelty

A wildlife rescuer who tried to save a kangaroo that had been shot in the head with a crossbow wants harsh penalties for illegal...

Wildlife shelter shuts doors after cull permit reinstated

  The owners of a Pastoria East wildlife shelter have closed their doors after 30 years because they believe the risk to kangaroos released from...

Gisborne, Woodend amongst worst areas for wildlife collisions

Motorists are being urged to look out for wildlife, especially kangaroos, when travelling on central Victorian roads after revelations that Gisborne and Woodend are...

Fence needed to save kangaroos from cull

Animal welfare supporters are being urged to help fund a “safe haven” fence following moves to allow a landholder to shoot kangaroos on property...

Oaklands Junction kangaroo cull postponed

Parks Victoria has postponed plans to cull about 150 kangaroos in an enclosure protecting an endangered bandicoot at Woodlands Historic Park. Shooting at the Oaklands...

Epping wildlife on the mend

By Samantha Walker Sunny, a 15-month-old eastern grey kangaroo, is on the mend after suffering burns to his feet during a grassfire at Epping on...

Macedon Ranges Wildlife Network welcomes donation

You don’t have to be able to talk to the animals to give them a helping hand, as Macedon Ranges Wildlife Network supporters discovered. RT...

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Wedding out gorse

Pipers Creek Landcare recently partnered with the Victorian Gorse Taskforce (VGT) and Macedon Ranges council, to present a demonstration day on the control of...

Jets tough weekend