Here is our green tip for the week:
Today we celebrate Threatened Species Day!
Australia has the highest rate of wildlife species extinction in the world – a worrying statistic as our urban hubs increasingly encroach on vulnerable natural environments. The good news is that places like Mulligan’s Flat Woodland Sanctuary are making a difference. At the Sanctuary in Forde, ecologists have successfully reintroduced Eastern Bettongs, Eastern Quolls, Bush-stone Curlews, New Holland Mice and Brown Treecreepers. To watch a short story on Mulligan’s Flat by ABC Canberra, take a look at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rJZokw2VMSU.
You can visit the Sanctuary for your own species-spotting adventure or join in on an evening tour – head to https://mulligansflat.org.au/tours/ to see what they have on offer. There are even some special events this weekend to celebrate Threatened Species Day.