Keep up to date with events and happenings around the Yellingbo Nature Conservation Reserve including volunteer opportunities, members days, meetings, wild and captive breeding news or special activities with the Friends.
We welcome new volunteers and members!
Yellingbo, Woori Yallock Creek sub-catchment, Australia
Have you ever wanted to contribute to conservation of a threatened species? The Helmeted Honeyeater is Victoria's state emblem and is listed as:
1. Critically endangered (DSE Advisory List Of Threatened Vertebrate Fauna In Victoria - 2007)
2. Threatened (Victorian Govt. Flora and Fauna Guarantee Act 1988)
3. Critically endangered (Federal Govt. Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999)
Can people make a difference to this bird's long-term survival? We believe anyone can.
Check out the 'Take action' button on our homepage (www.helmetedhoneyeater.org.au), then contact us for more details.
What goes on beyond the locked Yellingbo Nature Conservation Reserve gates?
Does it really matter if one species goes extinct? Come and find out - Wed 20 Aug 2014
Helmeted Honeyeater - image B.Tardif
Spotted Pardalote - image B.Tardif
The Helmeted Honeyeater Recovery Program,
Friends of the Helmeted Honeyeater, Zoos Victoria and BirdLife Australia’s
Threatened Bird Network are holding a workshop where you can learn more about
the critically endangered Helmeted Honeyeater. Find out what you can do to assist with the Helmeted Honeyeaters
recovery and how the work undertaken also protects many other threatened
species that co-exist with it.