Wildlife

Build your own Wildlife Nestbox

LLS has released a new booklet on how to build your own wildlife nest box.

To download a copy of the booklet (approx. 1.5 megabytes) please click here : LLS Wildlife Nest Box Final Web_NLP Logo

Wildlife Emergency numbers

Australian Seabird Rescue 02 6686 2852
WIRES 02 6628 1898
Northern Rivers Wildlife Carers 02 6628 1866
Koala Rescue     02 6626 1233

Backyard Buddies is a free education program run by the Foundation for National Parks & Wildlife.  It gives you simple tips to transform your backyard into a safe and inviting habitat haven.  Backyard Buddies are the native plants and animals that share our built-up areas, waterways, backyards and parks.   http://www.backyardbuddies.net.au/

Flora for Fauna provides information on what plants to plant to attract native birds, butterflies and animals to your garden. http://www.floraforfauna.com.au/

Native Animal Factsheets Department of Environment and Heritage tell you all about some well-known native animals in NSW and a few species you may not have heard of.  http://www.environment.nsw.gov.au/animals/NativeAnimalFactSheetsByTitle.htm

The Atlas of NSW Wildlife (the Atlas) is the Office of Environment and Heritage’s (OEH’s) database of flora and fauna records. The Atlas contains records of plants, mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, some fungi, some invertebrates (such as insects and snails listed under the Threatened Species Conservation Act) and some fish. http://www.environment.nsw.gov.au/wildlifeatlas/about.htm

Byron Bay Bird Buddies is a local community education and conservation group concerned with the protection of birds in the Northern Rivers. www.byronbirdbuddies.com.au

Birds in Backyards is a research, education and conservation program focusing on the birds that live where people live.  They have an online Bird Finder to help you identify the birds that visit your garden. http://www.birdsinbackyards.net/

Hollow Log Homes provide wildlife nest boxes.  http://www.hollowloghomes.com/

Frogs of Australia is run by the Amphibian Research Centre and gives a list of all the frogs that can be found in our region.  https://frogs.org.au/frogs/ofNSW/The_North_Coast

Native Bees

Sugar Bag   http://www.sugarbag.net/

The Australian Native Bee Company   http://www.tanbc.com.au/

Richmond Landcare Inc have produced this great introductory fact sheet on Native Bees   FactSheet_NativeBees_General_June2013_2

This is a great fact sheet on attracting native bees to your garden http://www.mrccc.org.au/wp-content/uploads/2014/02/Attract-Bees.pdf