Wombat Rescue Tasmania

$7,145 of $100,000 goal

Raised by 52 people in 16 months
The wombats of Tamania are in trouble. Sarcoptic mange is decimating populations in the West Tamar Region and is spreading statewide.  Wombat numbers in Narawntapu National Park have dropped to critical endangered levels.  

There is a dedicated group of community members in Kelso Tasmania who are not ignoring the problem.  We want to rescue Tasmania's wombats.  We are establishing a sanctuary in the heart of wombat habitat on the banks of the Tamar River.

We need your help to fund our efforts.  Our goal is to reach $500,000 in 2017 to fund:

Our dream is to buy 60 acres of land that has recently come up for sale in a naturally occurring wombat dense corner of the North East Coast of Tassie.  We are aiming very high but believe we have to, in order to protect this wonderful iconic animal! Our dream is to have a little corner of Tassie that is safe for the conservation of wombats, where they are free from cull permits, roads & highways & where they can be successfully treated & rehabilitated after suffering the Sarcoptic Mange infection!  

Wombat Rescue Tasmania also invests in prevention and treatment in the field by installing and maintaining hundreds of burrow flaps to keep wild wombats healthy. 

Please visit us at  www.facebook.com/mangywombats to follow our progress and meet our wombats!

The wombats of Tasmania say thank you!
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Hi friends, as you know we are working tirelessly to save the large number of wombats suffering mange all over Tassie. From the many hundreds of phone calls, FB & SMS messages reporting sightings of unwell mangy wombats, the enormity of the problem has been brought to our attention & we are very worried for our precious Bare Nosed Wombats! Have a listen to the Hon Kerry Finch as he addresses parliament on the very concerning issue of Sarcoptic Manage epidemic affecting Tasmania's wombats!
Wombat mange is a very serious problem!
With treatment, things got better!
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Great news!! Due to some donations of materials from TWO Tasmanian businesses, we don't have to raise as much $$ as first anticipated. We have reduced our goal and are working hard to secure more donations to reduce it even further. Thank you for your donations to date.
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$7,145 of $100,000 goal

Raised by 52 people in 16 months
Created March 18, 2017
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JW
$300
Julie Williamson
13 days ago

donated by staff working in DHS in Tasmania

GF
$20
Gaynor Fawkes
1 month ago

Love the work and love you put into these lovely wombats.

RH
$200
Ross Hart
3 months ago

Keep up the good work.

CC
$50
Cindy Collins
5 months ago

Thanks for your hard work.

$2,000
Anonymous
6 months ago
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