WRES was established in 2005 by a small group of dedicated wildlife carers who are passionate about our unique native wildlife.
In 2015 WRES celebrated 10 years of wildlife rescue! We grow stronger every year thanks to the generous support of local businesses and community members. With the ever [...]
How to help injured wildlife: stress can be fatal for wildlife so here is a step by step guide to help you and the animal in need:
If safe to do so secure the animal in a cardboard box or a suitable well ventilated container.
Keep the animal in a warm, dark & quiet area (Echidna’s & [...]
There has been much discussion about avoiding kangaroos and other wildlife when driving. Hitting a kangaroo is a distressing experience for drivers.
According to the RACV, kangaroos account for the highest wildlife collisions in Victoria. The Bendigo, Castlemaine and Heathcote region is called the [...]
Wildlife emergencies during fire: Wildlife suffer immensely during a wildfire event.
In fire-affected areas, wildlife will be disoriented, smoke-affected, dehydrated, and could be suffering burns. The search and rescue of wildlife affected by fire is managed and coordinated by the Department of [...]