A trailer load of support
Posted: 2 November 2021
Wildlife emergency transport has been made easier for FAWNA Inc. with support from Busselton Water with a new cage trailer.
Established in 1984, FAWNA’s dedication to supporting wildlife rescue, rehabilitation, and wild release, has been beneficial to thousands of injured fauna over the years, being made possible by devoted support from volunteers.
Busselton Water Board Chair, Helen Shervington expressed her gratitude to the volunteers of FAWNA Inc for their dedication to the rescue of local native animals.
“FAWNA’s 150 members operate 24 hours a day to provide emergency care, shelter and rehabilitation for wildlife in need and to release them into a suitable natural environment,” said Ms Shervington.
“We’re pleased to be able to support such an important local group in our community who is ensuring our native wildlife is cared for and rehabilitated to protect the local ecosystem.”
FAWNA Inc. President Suzanne Strapp expressed her gratitude to Busselton Water for the new caged trailer which has been in use most days since arrival.
“We are so grateful for the support of Busselton Water – this trailer will be used not only for wildlife transport but transportation of equipment for bush fires and natural disasters, enclosures, cages and carriers for wildlife, educational events, feed and supplies from Perth.”
If you find a sick or injured native animals which requires help please contact FAWNA Inc. on 0438 526 660 or the Wildcare Helpline on 9474 9055.
FAWNA Inc is one of six local community groups supported under Busselton Water’s 2021 Community Partnership Program.