Endangered species find island haven
June 2002: Amanda Hodge writes in The Australian about AWC's monumental three year journey to create a predator free haven on Faure Island, the first of its kind in Australia.
Related sanctuary field updates
An impressive 12,244 birds were counted during the annual shorebird survey on the World Heritage-listed Faure Island.Read more...
Related field program updates
In early March, AWC’s Newhaven Wildlife Sanctuary in Central Australia hosted the second annual ‘Cat Camp’, a collaborative workshop focused on various methods of feral cat control. Feral cats pose a major threat to native mammals, and have driven many species to extinction.Read more...
- Newhaven | Karakamia | Mt Gibson | Mornington-Marion Downs | Piccaninny Plains | Yampi Sound Training Area
- Field Programs
- Feral cat and fox control | Feral herbivore control | Fire management | Wildlife translocations | Science: surveys and research | Weed control | Feral cat research
Watch this short video featuring reports from AWC staff in the field at Yampi, Scotia, Mt Gibson, Newhaven, Piccaninny Plains and Mornington.Read more...