Help us save the bilby
Save the Bilby Fund was co-founded by conservationists Frank Manthey and Peter McRae to raise money to help stop the steady decline of the wild bilby population.
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Bilbies were common in many different habitats throughout Australia until European settlement. Predation by European Red Foxes and Feral Cats has meant that bilby populations now only occur in the isolated arid and semi-arid areas of Western Australia, Northern Territory and Queensland. Please help Frank and Peter ensure that the bilby population is secured.
"I am delighted to be Patron for Save the Bilby Fund whose key aim is to try to ensure the survival of the bilby. Please support our conservation work by becoming a Friend." Dawn Fraser AO, MBE
Learn more about our country’s urgent need to control feral animals before we lose more of our unique species, including the bilby. Feral cat numbers alone are estimated to be 23 million! Read Frank Manthey’s call to action which proposes …
ABC 730 report link
For those of you who missed it or want to share with others, here is the link to the great bilby story aired on the 730 report on March 26. Native bilbies fight back
Easter Bilby Colouring Competition Winners
Here’s the online e-Book which showcases many of the colouring entries received… (there were actually many more). http://www.e-library.net.au/SaveTheBilbyFund/EasterBilby2013 We had hundreds and hundreds and it was so very difficult to select the finalists. Facebook friends voted by liking their favourites …
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