Evan Ahern is the owner of The Bower, a property located approximately 30km north of Taree, NSW. The property is a dedicated wildlife-friendly sanctuary used for wildlife rehabilitation, and it is Evan’s intent to continue with reforestation efforts to restore the rainforest vegetation of The Bower to its former glory. The Bower is also registered with the Land for Wildlife program.
The property covers 8 steep hectares bordering the 73 hectare Coxcomb Nature Reserve, with vegetation types being wet sclerophyll and subtropical rainforest
Wildlife species known to inhabit The Bower include dingoes (Canis dingo), spotted-tailed quolls (Dasyurus maculatus), short-beaked echidnas (Tachyglossus aculeatus), platypus (Ornithorhynchus anatinus), long-nosed bandicoots (Perameles nasuta), and a wide range of reptile species and birdlife.