50 signatures reached
To: Central Coast Council
Save the ducklings in Kincumber!
Ducks are constantly being hit by speeding cars in Kincumber and this has lowered the amount of ducks reaching adulthood. If speed bumps, duck crossing signs and speed limits are put in the Kincumber backstreets then the number of ducklings making it to adulthood should be higher.
SO HELP US! Help the Ducklings. It is a simple problem that can be solved by placing in the right roadworks to help lower the chances of Ducklings being killed.
Why is this important?
If signs, speed limits and speed bumps aren't put in place, then the ducklings making it to adulthood will continue to go down. This will affect the food chain in a negative way. Ducks primarily eat insects, snails, slugs and worms. The Ducklings main predators are snakes. If the number of ducks get too low due to speeding cars, the number of insects, snails, slugs and worms will get out of control and part of the snakes' diet will vanish, thus creating a hole in the food chain.
Don't think that signing this petition is below you. It is normal for people to feel sentimental. These days people are less likely to show their emotions and feelings for things which they think are below them. This includes most animals. This causes people to not bother to help a helpless duckling on the road. This leads to hit and runs. I care about the ducklings not only because I believe that everyone and everything deserves a chance in life, but because I know that nothing is more important than showing some compassion and respect to other creatures.
How it will be delivered
I am hoping to get enough signatures by Christmas so I can send the petition into the Central Coast Council come January.
If we are able to get enough signatures then the Council will have to take notice and the Save the Ducklings petition will be successful.
Even if you don't sign the petition let others know, and remember to always look out for Ducklings on the road, because a bit of compassion never hurt anyone.