Join the Australian Koala Foundation’s Koala Army. They are trying to get a Koala Protection Act through and they need you to enlist to help get it. Donate. All koala charities need help tending the koalas they rescue from wildfires. Koalas need veterinary treatment, they need food and water, and care.
How to help koalas hurt and homeless from Australia’s bushfires is a question we’ve been asked by readers in recent days. There are a handful of options for helping Australia’s koalas that we recommend, from donating funds to koala hospitals and wildlife organisations to knitting mittens for their burnt paws.
Saving the Koala, or any animal or ecosystem begins with each individual person. Everyone, no matter how small, can do something to help. If each person did even one little thing, like encouraging their family to recycle or to save water or electricity, it would add up to a lot of help for the environment.
As many as 350 koalas have perished with approximately 75% of the fireground footprint being prime koala habitat. Some of the funds raised through the Go Fund Me site will be directed to building a ‘Koala Ark’, a facility to allow the surviving koalas to be accommodated in a healthy habitat area.
Now, koala lovers from around the world have joined the cause to try and help fund support from afar. (MORE: Koala With Different Colored Eyes Steals the Hearts of Australian Vets) One koala hospital started a GoFundMe campaign in October to help raise money for the animals displaced and distressed by the fires.
Interesting Facts about Koalas and How You Can Help. Most of us are familiar with koalas. Koalas are those cute, cuddly looking teddy bears found in Australia, often photographed sleeping in the nooks of trees. Travelers love them, and many visit Southern and Eastern Australia specifically to hold and snuggle them, hoping to capture the selfie ...
Meet Bear, the dog who finds koalas injured in Australian bushfires WIRES, a NSW wildlife rescue and rehabilitation charity, has provided information about how to help koalas and other animals.
Australia’s fragile koala colonies are being ravaged by bush fires: ‘It’s a national tragedy’ A dehydrated and injured koala receives treatment at the Port Macquarie Koala Hospital in ...
Koalas are disappearing. Loss of koala habitat and koala food trees (eucalyptus leaves) is the leading koala threat. Our cuddly koalas are loved around the world. Often called a koala bear, they are actually marsupials not koala bears. Please help koalas by supporting the Australian Koala Foundation. Find koala information here - Save the koala!
To learn more about how you can help the knitters trying to save Australia’s koalas one mitten at a time, visit Animal Rescue Craft Guild’s Facebook page. And find even more ways to help those ...