Our dolphins need our help!
Mandurah is a dolphin stranding hotspot!
Almost a third of all our resident dolphins have stranded in our waterways, some many times over. Unfortunately not all survive and if they do they suffer severe stress and sunburn.
Sadly the dolphin shown above has since died from it's stranding injuries
Monitoring cameras are needed at the main stranding hotspots
We know where the main stranding hotspots are. Unfortunately they are remote and away from anyone's view. So dolphins often have to wait for high tide, some not surviving. If dolphins die by stranding this has significant impacts on the entire population. For example if we loose a breeding female who gives birth every 3 years imagine how many dolphins will not be born due to her death.
With your help we could have eyes on these stranding areas
Along with Department of Biodiversity, Conservation, and Attractions ( DBCA) the project will install monitoring cameras so DBCA (parks and wildlife) officers and the rescue group can have live streamed viewing to see any stranded animals, allowing a fast response and rescue.
Can you help?
We are currently fundraising to increase the number of cameras to be installed as our waterways are so vast. The more cameras the more dolphins can be saved. The more funds the better quality of the cameras.
Thank you to all who donated!
This project is : There will be 4 cameras overlooking the worst stranding hotspots in the Serpentine River.
We thank Rotary Club of Mandurah for contributing $2000 to our total
We are thankful to
Department of Biodiversity,Attractions, and Conservation
Peel Harvey Catchment Council
City of Mandurah
All partnering in the project and contributing to making it a reality
No matter how small every donation will help
Other ways to help our dolphins:
Donation tin at Nourishing the Soul cafe 40 Darwin Terrace, Dudley Pk
Thank you so much for your donation!
Together we can save our dolphins
Peel Preservation Group /Mandurah Volunteer Dolphin Rescue Group