Yongergnow’s contribution to Malleefowl conservation is predominantly by education and awareness-raising for people visiting the centre, incl. bus groups, community groups, and very importantly, schools.
To our knowledge, Yongergnow is the only facility in WA to keep Malleefowl in a captive environment.
In 2010, captive raising (not breeding) of Malleefowl was added to this scope. In the 2015/16 breeding season, Yongergnow’s Malleefowl bred for the first time.
In 2014, the first fauna survey was conducted in the Yongergnow Sanctuary. This was supervised by Angela Sanders. In 2015, our biologist Vicky Bilney received her first fauna trapping licence, taking the project over from Angela.