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Was the Million Dollar Mouse project successful?

By   /  February 9, 2018  /  24/7 News, Antipodes Islands, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, Islands, Mice, million dollar mouse, New Zealand Government, Predator control, Predator Free New Zealand, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Was the Million Dollar Mouse project successful?

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Was the Million Dollar Mouse project successful? After 18 long months, the wait is finally over. In just over one week’s time, the team is heading back to the Antipodes Islands to discover the outcome of the Million Dollar Mouse project. The Antipodes Islands. Photo: […]

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Six reasons not to start backyard trapping

By   /  January 4, 2018  /  24/7 News, Animal pests, Auckland, Backyard trapping, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, Jobs at DOC, New Zealand Government, Predator control, Predator Free 2050, Predator Free New Zealand, predator-free, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Six reasons not to start backyard trapping

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Six reasons not to start backyard trapping Predator Free Ranger Kat Lane recently spent time at the NZ Flower and Garden Show chatting with visitors about backyard trapping. Of the over 1,400 visitors, only 9% were trapping pests in their backyard. These were some of […]

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The Conservation Christmas Gift Guide

By   /  December 18, 2017  /  24/7 News, Animal pests, Backyard trapping, christmas, Christmas gift ideas, Conservation, Conservation Christmas gifts, Department of Conservation, Environment, New Zealand Government, Predator control, Predator Free 2050, Predator Free New Zealand, predator-free, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on The Conservation Christmas Gift Guide

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: The Conservation Christmas Gift Guide This is the ultimate guide to helping your family protect the native species in their garden this Christmas. Whether they’re new to backyard trapping or a veteran, there’s something for everyone. The Starter Pack For the beginner backyard-trapper. •   […]

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Saving the Cromwell chafer beetle

By   /  December 7, 2017  /  24/7 News, Conservation, Cromwell chaffer beetle, Department of Conservation, Environment, Native animals, New Zealand Government, Otago, Predator control, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Saving the Cromwell chafer beetle

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Saving the Cromwell chafer beetle Wanaka’s trainee ranger, Abby Toseland, explains the importance of catching introduced redback spiders to help protect our Cromwell chaffer beetle. The Cromwell chafer beetle. Photo: Bruce McKinlay What is the Cromwell chafer beetle? The Cromwell chafer beetle (Prodontria lewisi) –  is […]

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How to build a backyard trapping tunnel

By   /  October 19, 2017  /  #Backyardtrapping, 24/7 News, Animal pests, Conservation, Conservation Week, Department of Conservation, Environment, New Zealand Government, Predator control, Predator Free 2050, Public Sector, trapping, Volunteers, Wellington/Kapiti  /  Comments Off on How to build a backyard trapping tunnel

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: How to build a backyard trapping tunnel It’s Conservation Week from the 14th – 22nd of October. You can get involved by protecting the native species in your neighborhood from rats and mice. To do that you’ll need a trap and a trapping tunnel. A […]

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Predator Free 2050 – one year on

By   /  July 25, 2017  /  24/7 News, Animal pests, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, New Zealand Government, Predator control, Predator Free 2050, Public Sector, Technology, Volunteers  /  Comments Off on Predator Free 2050 – one year on

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Predator Free 2050 – one year on It was one year ago today that the goal of a predator-free New Zealand by 2050 was announced. Community and public support to date has been overwhelming. The unity between community groups, businesses, individuals, and wider public has […]

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