The Sydney Morning Herald

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In order to save the last patch of unburnt forest in Manyana on the NSW South Coast, the Foundation for National Parks & Wildlife launched a fundraising campaign after 80 per cent of the Shoalhaven region’s national parks were destroyed in the summer fires, “every piece of unburnt habitat is precious”.

FNPW says the remaining mature forest in and around the village of Manyana has become a refuge for wildlife that fled the summer fires. “This now rare, unburnt forest rings with a chorus of birdsong, unlike the nearby scorched bushland which is deathly silent,” and that donations may be used for the purchase of privately held land.

Since bushfire devastated the region, a residents’ action group has fought against the project to subdivide the 20 hectares of forest into 182 residential plots.

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The Sunday Telegraph

COLOUR IN TO HELP THE KOALAS

The Foundation for National Parks & Wildlife, the charity partner for Australia's National Parks, is helping to rebuild the habitats of our native animals following last year's bushfire season by planting one million trees.

Did you know koalas can eat as much as 1kg of leaves a day? Koalas are also very territorial, living in small communities with their family and friends.

To help the koalas, FNPW and the Funday Telegraph are inviting you to help plant trees.

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The Daily Telegraph

Veterinarians will be able to access better training in order to prepare them for future disasters, following the hundreds of thousands of wildlife deaths during the Black Summer bushfires.

In NSW alone, a minimum of $1.8 million of free vet services are administered to wildlife each year, with this figure estimated to be far greater following recent disasters.

Veterinarians report that many aspects of their formal education had not adequately prepared them for emergency wildlife care.

As a result, The Foundation for National Parks & Wildlife is launching the Wildlife Friendly Vets program as part of its 'Wildlife Heroes' project, which aims to support wildlife volunteers around the country.

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50 years of growing parks and saving species

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Reflecting on the last 50 years, we have collectively achieved so many valuable milestones that have contributed to the overall biodiversity and expansion of our natural environments across Australia. It is our promise that moving forward, we will continue to build on this important work for generations to come. Thank you for your ongoing support.

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