New indigenous women's ranger team help threatened bandicoots
A new team of women rangers has been established in partnershp with the Australian Wildlife Conservancy (AWC) to help protect threatened golden bandicoots and other species from the Kimberley's to the Northern Territory. The Wilinggin Aboriginal Corporation's Darran.gu Wulagura women's ranger team carried out the first-ever bandicoot population survey on Wilinggin country with plans to re-introduce the species to other bandicoot-friendly habitats. The rangers will survey other species in the region, such as the purple-crowned fairy wren, as part of a wider program to develop and build ranger capacity on Wilinggin country.
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