• November 2018 volunteers

    2018 Heat stress event

    The 2018 tick season began with a vengeance in mid September such that by the last week in November we had 250 orphans in care, including 50 from Cape Tribulation and Cairns. By then the dry season really kicked in and it was too [...]

  • Cleaning cages during wet season

    For some it is a meditative endeavour best experienced in solitude; for others it requires music that cannot be heard over the pressure hosing unless headphones are worn. I am one of those strange people who find most music much of the time quite irritating. [...]

  • Tick season 2017

    This has been our second year in a row that relatively few Spectacled flying-foxes (SFF) were affected by paralysis ticks (and so fewer orphans into care), and very few Little Red flying-foxes (LRFF) were entangled in barbed wire. Thankfully. We had 140 orphans in [...]

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