If you have land impacted by fire and need to feed wildlife, we can direct you to free food for wildlife and instructions on the best way to feed them. Here’s how you can join in:
1. Contact your local food for wildlife hub to pick up food for wildlife yourself, or email firstname.lastname@example.org and write LANDHOLDER in the subject line to have food delivered to your place; start a hub in your local area. Send us an email in any case just to let us know you are joining in.
Food for wildlife hubs:
Clifton Creek - Sarah facebook.com/eco.shout.7 / 0474 735 678 (limited phone reception)
Granite Rock - Contact Foe at email@example.com to be sent the contact number
Sarsfield - Amanda 0402 500 710 (Michele 0488 011 200 returns in March)
Mossiface - Kate 0423 088 585 (happy to also deliver food to your place and provide advice for getting started feeding)
Bruthen - Mick 0467 702 132 (also get in touch if you'd like to feed off-property around Bruthen)
Buchan - Karen 0429 179 546
W Tree - Elfi 0457027458 or on facebook.com/elfian.sch
Sardine Creek and surrounds - Wayne 0497 525 316
Goongerah and surrounds - Rena firstname.lastname@example.org
2. Download > A guide for temporary support feeding of wildlife during a drought or after bushfire to find out the best way to feed wildlife on your property.
3. Add your property to the map so we can keep track of where wildlife is being fed, or email email@example.com and tell us where you are feeding so we can add it to the map for you.
4. You can also join the Food for Wildlife facebook group to share information and tips with other people supporting wildlife.
Is there injured wildlife on your property?
There are wildlife carers across Victoria who want to help! Contact Wildlife Victoria emergency line on 03 8400 7300 or report online and they will connect you with a local wildlife carer who will come to your property and help catch and look after the animal.
Do you need nest boxes for wildlife?
The loss of hollow bearing trees through fire, roadside removal and logging is having a massive impact on our wildlife. Animals such as gliders, possums, owls, parrots and bats need hollows for nests and dens. We can give you nest boxes to install in trees on your property or we can install them for you. Read more about the types of nest boxes that are great for East Gippsland fauna here.