Raising awareness of endangered species in Albury-Wodonga’s
Raising awareness of endangered species in Albury-Wodonga’s backyard was Vincent’s goal on Saturday with his Youth Frontiers Mentoring Program project. With the help of his mentor Matthew, the duo teamed up with Sam Niedra of the Albury Conservation Company to help educate others on how they could help make a difference for endangered species. Vincent is one of eleven exceptional students at James Fallon High School participating in the Youth Frontiers Mentoring Program this year.
Their strategy was to start a conversation around the squirrel glider and use that to offer insight to other struggling species. They had a nesting box on display and Vincent was keen to discuss the key components squirrel gliders need to prosper. As an additional talking point, they had a ‘human sized’ mock up of a nesting box on display which proved useful in many ways as they took refuge in it when the skies opened up.
The rain didn’t dampen Vincent’s resolve and he was pleased to have the opportunity to educate people on how they could make a difference. GetSet would like to thank Vincent and Matthew for their hard work and congratulate them for doing an incredible job!