Controlling introduced pests to protect our wildlife
Our conservation and pest control work is many and varied, and continues all year.
300 hectares of rat control around the village of St Arnaud
40km of stoat trap lines in and around Nelson Lakes National Park
long term stoat bait trials
monitoring 40 possum traps
trapping of feral cats using live capture cages
conducting wasp bait trials
seasonal wasp control
monitoring of lizard populations
monitoring of robin populations
building and maintaining the hundreds of stoat and rat trap boxes required
Roster co-ordinators look after the rat trapping and various stoat trapping lines, with regular bait changes and trap checks occurring during the year. Volunteers can choose how much or how little they are involved, from almost weekly to a few times a year.
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