Month: January 2020

Tom Hennessy receives an Australia Day Recognition award

Congratulations to MEEPPA member Tom Hennessy for receiving an Australia day recognition award. Tom initially came to MEEPPA as a school student but has since joined as a full member and is studying for a Degree in Zoology. He has undertaken his own captive breeding program for Squirrel Gliders and is currently helping with revegetation…

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Bandicoot Watch Begins!!!

On Tuesday MEEPPA members Thomas and Peter were conducting habitat restoration on some native bushland and took note of some peculiar diggings in the ground these were created by the foraging of the Long Nosed Bandicoot a small species in the same family as the more well known Bilby. Bandicoots have suffered tremendous declines since…

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