News & Workshops
Saturday 29, Sunday 30th October – Koala Workshop at Albert Bowls Club, Gympie with koala vets Pip McKay and Deidre de Villiers. This workshop will cover all aspects of koala rescue/care/injuries/diseases and will include a post mortem on the second day. Morning tea and lunch will be provided. To cover the cost of the workshop, presenters and catering we have decided to charge $20 per member per day, and $40 per day for non-members. Please make your payment to ANARRA
If you’re interested in learning to rescue and care for native birds, ANARRA is hosting a workshop at Chatsworth Hall on Sunday 25th September with avian expert Stefan Hattingh. This workshop is free for ANARRA members or $15 for non members and includes morning tea and lunch. Download membership application Register to workshop
Banter with a bettong, howl with an owl, talk to a turtle, serenade a snake!! This is your chance to get up close and personal to our native wildlife at ANARRA’s “Meet the Natives” day with Wildlife guru Margin Fingland from Geckoes Wildlife at Chatsworth Hall, Sunday 10th July. This is a great day for the whole family! Book now to reserve your place by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org and please share with your friends and family.
ANARRA Wildlife Rescue is hosting a workshop for members to learn about rescuing and caring for birds. On the 18th of April 2020, 9.30am to 4.00pm, Wildlife Vet Dr Robyn Stenner will share her extensive knowledge of birds including: 1What to look for in a sick bird 2Trauma and disease 3Species specific points All participants receive a Certificate of Attendance for the workshop. The workshop costs $15 per person for ANARRA members or $20 per person for non members which
Wildlife Matters – ANARRA November 2020 Looking out over the verandah onto my small acreage on the outskirts of Gympie, I am lucky to see three different types of macropods – the solitary swamp wallaby with its white tipped tail, a small red necked wallaby with a very cute joey poking it’s head out of the pouch, and from time to time, a family of eastern grey kangaroos. They all move through the landscape here looking for green pick, fresh
Melissa Moore Basic rescue information to assist injured native animals. Firstly, remember the animal may be in shock, or in pain. Approach the animal as quietly as possible. Keep all domestic animals away from the area. Do not attempt to handle snakes, flying foxes, microbats, koalas, kangaroos or wallabies as they may inflict injury. For these species, call ANARRA to request a trained and equipped volunteer to rescue the animal. For all other species, if there is no danger to
ANARRA Wildlife Rescue is hosting a workshop for members to learn about successfully hand rearing macropod joeys On the 19th of April 2020, 9.30am to 4.00pm, Wildlife Vet Dr Robyn Stenner will share her extensive knowledge of caring for macropods including: 1Macropod taxonomy – specialisation and adaptations 2Dietary disorders and disease 3Reducing complications and mortality during care All participants receive a Certificate of Attendance for the workshop. The workshop costs $15 per person for ANARRA members or $20 per person