Steve Irwin Day- 15th November

2/11/2010

If Steve Irwin had a favourite colour, surely it would have been khaki. The khaki uniform was symbolic to the Crocodile Hunter and as been coined into the phrase ‘Khaki It’ for this year’s Steve Irwin Day.

 

Wildlife WarriorsBy wearing khaki on November 15 you can help raise money for the Australia Zoo Wildlife Warriors. The khaki uniform represents someone who is willing to get in there and get their hands dirty and save animals or campaign for wildlife conservation.

But if you don’t have anything khaki, don’t think you can’t contribute. Anyone can do their bit to make a difference! Whether it’s by yourself, with a community group or with your children, everyone can join in!

Here are some ways you can help out:

• Make a donation to the Australia Zoo Wildlife Warriors
• Get to Australia Zoo on 15th November and help celebrate
• Reduce, reuse and recycle
• Clean up your local beach
• Build a bird bath, possum box or frog pond in your backyard


The Wildlife Warriors have a mission. It is to be the most effective wildlife conservation group in the world through delivering outstanding outcome based programs and projects. Steve Irwin was a lover of all animals, big and small, and always strived to help the environment in the best way possible. These are just some of the projects that the Wildlife Warriors are involved in:

• Australian Wildlife Hospital
• Tiger, orangutan & elephant conservation in Sumatra
• Elephant conservation in Cambodia
• Tasmanian devil conservation
• Cheetah conservation in South Africa
• Whale conservation & research


If you’re interested in joining in on Steve Irwin Day or you want to make a donation to the Wildlife Warriors, all the information you need can be found at www.steveirwinday.org

So what are you waiting for? Put your best khakis on, get outside and get involved!


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