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Edgar’s Mission rescues sheep with 26 kilograms of wool

A lost sheep carrying 26 kilograms of wool has been rescued from Kilmore’s Monument Hill Reserve, taken to safety with the help of 18 volunteers over the course of five hours. Kilmore East resident Vicki...

Brumby Action Group plans rallies as shooting date draws closer

By Max Davies BRUMBY Action Group is calling for legislation to acknowledge the heritage value of brumbies and address environmental issues in light of the State Government’s plan to cull Victorian brumby populations from August...

Pig’s life turns around at Edgar’s Mission sanctuary

When Colin the piglet tumbled from the back of a fast-moving vehicle in Wallan in March, little did he know he was about to set off a chain of kindness that would save his...

Brumby activists call for a stop to shooting

By Max Davies Brumby activist across Victoria are calling for a change, with the State Government intending to eradicate hundreds of wild horses in the Alpine and Barmah national parks. About 500 brumbies currently live in...

Edgar’s Mission calls on community to donate to end of year fundraiser

SNOW White, the three-legged sassy lamb, and her vision-impaired friend Willy Wonka are the beloved ambassadors of Edgar’s Mission’s end of year fundraiser. The two lambs who arrived at the not-for-profit’s Lancefield sanctuary in 2020...

Spotting gliders to preserve Tallarook forest

MORE than 60 visitors have taken part in wildlife surveys in the Tallarook State Forest, spotlighting and counting endangered animals through a series of weekend night walks. The ‘citizen science’ surveys, undertaken over several weeks...

Edgar’s Mission welcomes moo-ving new arrival

As Australians prepare to spoil mothers on Sunday, Lancefield animal sanctuary Edgar’s Mission is joyous to welcome a special new addition in time for the occasion. The recent addition comes after the birth of a...

City of Whittlesea council seeks feedback on cat management

CITY of Whittlesea residents are being invited to share their opinion on council cat management, particularly on how to best manage a growing cat population and support cat welfare. This consultation has added to ongoing...

Trainers required at Broadford brumby sanctuary

BROADFORD’S Mountain Brumby Sanctuary is on the lookout for trainers and volunteers. Since opening its gates to trapped brumbies in mid-2020, the sanctuary has rehomed scores of the horses. At its peak the sanctuary was home...

Edgar’s Mission Lancefield rescues overgrown sheep

EDGAR’S Mission sanctuary in Lancefield rescued a sheep earlier this month, found in poor health with 40 kilograms of wool who could not stand as a result. The sheep, named Alex, was found by a...