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Searching for wildlife in threatened forests, VFA project to support citizen science

We are so excited to share that we are working closely with citizen science groups like Wildlife of the Central Highlands (WOTCH) to conduct paid wildlife surveys in forests up for logging. Together we've already saved a number of areas by detecting the cryptic (and incredibly cute) critically endangered Leadbeater's Possum. We've also spotted lots of Greater Gliders. Thanks to a court case run by our members Kinglake Friends of the Forest Inc and Environment East Gippsland EEG every scheduled logging area with a Greater Glider within 240m is temporarily protected.
We've also visited the beautiful remote Little Dargo River area, getting out into some of the remotest areas across the state to try and protect these incredible forests, home to plants and animals found nowhere else in the world.



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