Whilst the Shire of Kalamunda does not directly deal with wildlife issues, we do promote the protection and care of native animals in our environment. Following you will find information relating to the most common issues our Rangers come across within our Shire.
Removal of Snakes
For the removal of snakes please contact DPAW "WILDCARE"
Telephone: 9474 9055
If you find a sick or injured native animal, use this 24-hour emergency number: This service utilises Reptile Capture & Relocation trained volunteers who maybe able to assist.
Keep pets and people well clear, ensure you keep an eye on snake's location.
Do NOT attempt to kill the snake, this often results in people being bitten.
Kanyana Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre is a not-for-profit organisation dedicated to the protection and welfare of native wildlife. The organisation is run entirely by local community volunteers, with the support of local businesses. Hospital admissions 8.00am - 8.00pm
Telephone: (08) 9291 3900
Located: 120 Gilchrist Road, Lesmurdie.
Find out more at View more information on Kanyana
The Wildcare Helpline is a 24 hour-a-day, seven-day-a-week telephone referral service. The helpline is operated by volunteers on behalf of the Department of Parks and Widlife, and based at the department’s Kensington headquarters.
The Helpline provides a service for the public who find sick, injured or orphaned native wildlife and are seeking advice on where to find care for the animal.
If you've found injured wildlife, call the 24 Hour Wildcare Helpline on (08) 9474 9055.
The wildlife volunteers answering your call will be able to put you in touch with your nearest registered wildlife rehabilitator, wherever you are in Western Australia. View more information on Wildcare
The WILDCARE Helpline CAN:
- offer advice on sick, injured, orphaned or displaced native wildlife.
- refer callers to a wider network of experts for assistance.
For further information, or to report a cane toad sighting, please contact the Cane Toad Hotline 1800 44 WILD (1800 449 453), or the Department of Parks and Wildlife.
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