Author Archives: Eve Kelly

AWPC Help to Stop Habitat Clearing and Loss of Wildlife

The Australian Wildlife Protection Council were very busy last week trying to put a halt to clearing on the median strip of the Mornington Peninsula Freeway. This vegetation is home to wildllife including possums, nesting birds, echidna and reptiles. We were outraged that VicRoads used a ‘forestry machine’ to clear everything in it’s path and that the works commenced in […]

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Human Waste Impacts Wildlife in Cruel Ways

Among the many threats to wildlife one of the most insidious is human pollution. The external and internal injuries sustained by wildlife going about their daily feeding routines are unimaginable and certainly under reported with most cases not documented. Wildlife rescuers on the Mornington Peninsula were confronted with an upsetting case this month. Local rescuer, Brenda Marmion, of Crystal Ocean […]

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