Caron’s Refuge is a 2.59 hectare wildlife sanctuary in the Lockyer Valley Catchment Area. It is registered as a Land for Wildlife property with the Queensland Government for the high conservation values of the understorey, mid-storey and canopy vegetation, as well as the riparian habitats.
The sanctuary provides habitat for many species including tawny frogmouths (Podargus strigoides) and sulphur-crested cockatoos (Cacatua galerita), common brushtail (Trichosurus vulpecula) and ringtail (Pseudocheirus peregrinus) possums, koalas (Phascolarctos cinereus), swamp wallabies (Wallabia bicolor), lace monitors (Varanus varius), bearded dragons (Pogona spp.), snakes, green tree frogs (Litoria caerulea) and water fowl.
Caron Isaac is a dedicated wildlife rescuer and carer, being a member of AAROW, ONAAR and Wildcare, and assisting Nature Call in Southeast Queensland to relocate and raise wildlife that has been stranded or injured after land-clearing and road construction activities. Caron intends to maintain and increase the natural bush and conservation values of the sanctuary for the benefit of all wildlife.