Help Save Mandurah Dolphins from Strandings

By Peel Preservation Group

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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.

**Project Update**

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


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Mandurah volunteer dolphin rescue