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Help our wildlife in drought and fire with Water4Wildlife

Water4Wildlife is an initative of Greater Sydney Local Land Services, and Greater Sydney Landcare Network to help care for our native fauna – as droughts and fires cripple our landscape.

Water is the best thing you can do for our native animals. Stations placed with fresh water (with landowner permissions), 500m apart and suitable for small animals and large macropods alike will provide our native species with the best chance of survival.

Find all the tips and tricks below, and why feeding our local species won’t help them recover. Tag your watering points with #water4wildlife and #gsln.

Thanks to Peter Ridgeway for being the driving force behind this fantastic community initiative.

With thanks to Peter Ridgeway and Gen Kyi for the information, photos and facts behind this article. Graphics created and posted by Clare Vernon, 13 January 2020. For more information please contact Greater Sydney Landcare here or check out this WIRES post on helping our native animals in an emergency here.

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