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AWPC AGM Sept 30th 2018

Dear Member/Supporter, We have changed the venue of our AGM to be at The Briars Information Center (450 Nepean Hwy, Mount Martha), still to be held on the 30th September 2018 from 11am – 1pm. Our agenda is: Welcome and apologies Memberships President’s report Secretary’s report Treasurer’s report Committee of Management elections Discussion- fundraising, AWPC moving forward The Nature Nook

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‘Bandicoots live among as in Melbourne’- A response to The Conversation Article

Some Considered Responses to the Article ‘The Conservation – Bandicoots live among as in Melbourne’   SBB Cranbourne, Pic by John Chapman   https://theconversation.com/rockin-the-suburbs-bandicoots-live-among-us-in-melbourne-95423?utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=facebookbutton https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0006320717321262 The study found that bandicoots in peri-urban areas did better in modified habitat, where foxes and cats were abundant, than in remnant native habitat were foxes and cats were also present. I would not call

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‘Kangaroo’ the Movie

Come along to this screening in Main Ridge on the Mornington Peninsula, Victoria   Kangaroo the movie Flyer, Main Ridge Vic Please check the website for more screenings in cinemas. http://kangaroothemovie.com/ You can also host your screening, check their website for details.     Share This:

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DELWP’s Attack on Wildlife in Victoria

Living with Wildlife Action Plan (a DELWP document) DEWLP_LivingWithWildlife-ActionPlan_www(1) https://www.wildlife.vic.gov.au/__data/assets/pdf_file/0019/112429/DEWLP_LivingWithWildlife-ActionPlan_www.pdf The main gist of the document and what we have known for years, as per DELWP’s information about wildlife on their website, is that they want to paint wildlife as dangerous pests, that cause humans grief and they need to be controlled because they are in overabundant numbers. What the

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AWPC Call for VicRoads to Cease Clearing Plans on the Mornington Peninsula

Following on from the article: https://awpc.org.au/awpc-help-to-stop-habitat-clearing-and-loss-of-wildlife/ *cover photo is of one of the 13 ringtail possums brought into care at stage 1. She had a deep facial injury which eventually recovered; she has since been released back into the wild. She was one of the lucky ones, many animals were mulched alive or run over by the heavy machinery that VicRoads

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AWPC Call for Better Seal Protection on Busy Beaches

The Australian Wildlife Protection Council has serious concerns about the protection of seals on Mornington Peninsula beaches. http://mpnews.com.au/2018/04/09/call-for-seal-safety-on-the-beach/ Seals are a fascinating visitor to our beaches all year round, whether a regular inhabitant or the occasional day-tripper, they come to rest during the day after a night of feeding in the bay. But they are increasingly at threat of human

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