Reserves- Extinction

To: "boy nature" <>, <>
Subject: Reserves- Extinction
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Date: Mon, 6 May 2013 15:01:51 +1000
Several NGOs have recognised this disturbing loss of Australian biodiversity, and with financial input largely from the community, have set up wildlife refuges and undertaken innovative research, monitoring, restoratio, and weed and feral animal control programs to limit and in some cases reverse declining native species populations. Some of these properties have quite large feral-proof enclosures inside which re-introduced threatened native animals have flourished.
The outstanding NGOs, in my view, are Australian Wildlife Conservancy and Bush Heritage Australia. Both have good web sites.
Sent: Monday, May 06, 2013 12:51 PM
Subject: [canberrabirds] Reserves- Extinction


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From: boy nature

Sent: 05/06/13 12:26 PM


Subject: Reserves- Extinction

After reading the Australian Geographic of 2003, I reorganised my thoughts on conservation. When you think about it most small mammals have gone extinct, over this massive, massive continent. I believe it is time to say, enough is enough. WA has good examples in Shark Bay with Faure Island, Francios Peron Penninsula & Heirisson Prong, where areas are set aside for conservation, eradicating pests & reintroducing native animals.
I believe this is no solution.
But the time is beyond past, and we need to ensure last populations survive, at least until we find better solutions.
Possible examples of WA's good examples are
Guerilla island- Burrewarra point- fence off
The two islands on Lake burley griffin.



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