Author Archives: Eve Kelly

Mass Deaths of Possums on the Mornington Peninsula

It is so important that in the ever increasing temperature extremes and heat waves to ensure that you have water available to wildlife in your garden. Shallow dishes of water, bird baths, water troughs and ponds all make welcome additions to a large number of native animals. In a heatwave it may mean you save wildlife lives. http://mpnews.com.au/2019/03/05/possums-die-during-four-days-of-heat/ How can we

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Anatomy of an Overseas Campaign

When we look at the possible modern reasons as to why kangaroos are still maligned as ‘pests’, even in drought when their numbers crash, it becomes obvious when you discover the economic benefit big business and government have for perpetuating the misinformation. Read on, in this excerpt from a forthcoming book by Maria Taylor on Australia’s deadly relationship with its

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Caring for Wildlife- Maria Taylor visits two local heros of animal medicine and welfare in south-east NSW

Maria Taylor visits two local heros of animal medicine and welfare in south-east NSW in this excerpt from her forthcoming book. ‘What are kangaroos like personally? I ask him what is his experience with macropods, the kangaroos on a personal, behavioural level? They are all different, he answers — physiology, behaviour, different age groups, and response to treatment or anaesthesia

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‘Progress’ leave victims homeless- AWPC Speaks Out

http://mpnews.com.au/2018/10/29/progress-leave-victims-homeless/ Australian Wildlife Protection Council secretary Eve Kelly said while regulations required a permit from the Mornington Peninsula Shire to remove vegetation, the protection of wildlife was covered by the Wildlife and Cruelty to Animals acts. “I would like to know how these acts are enforced when there are active nests in trees being felled,” she said. “It has been

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