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Don’t be fooled by fake news

By   /  October 16, 2018  /  1080, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Animal pests, battle for our birds, Conservation, Department of Conservation, DJF, Environment, KB, KB, kiwi, myths, New Zealand Government, Pest control, Predator Free New Zealand, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Don’t be fooled by fake news

Source: Department of Conservation New Zealanders care about nature and it’s our job to protect it. There’s been a lot of discussion recently around our use of biodegradable 1080 to control predators. The biggest threat to New Zealand’s wildlife is introduced pests like rats, stoats and possums – about 80% of our bird species are […]

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Trail-cam footage before and after a 1080 operation

By   /  December 21, 2017  /  1080, 24/7 News, Animal pests, battle for our birds, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, monitoring, New Zealand Government, Otago, Pest control, Public Sector, Science, Technology, Trail-cams  /  Comments Off on Trail-cam footage before and after a 1080 operation

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Trail-cam footage before and after a 1080 operation Technology has revolutionised the way we (as humans) keep record of our daily lives.  Photos and video are now the perpetual wall paper in the background of our lives.  Wildlife haven’t quite caught the selfie bug (or […]

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Whio numbers on the rise

By   /  August 16, 2017  /  1080, 24/7 News, Animal pests, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, Genesis Energy, National parks, Native animals, Nelson/Marlborough, New Zealand Government, Partnerships, Public Sector, Whangapeka, whio  /  Comments Off on Whio numbers on the rise

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Whio numbers on the rise Motueka rangers are thrilled with a 48% increase in whio numbers at an intensively managed site in Kahurangi National Park. Ivan and John banding whio. Photo: Leigh Marshall A recent survey of the Wangapeka/Fyfe whio security site in Kahurangi National […]

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