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The Quail Island story - thirteen years of multi-species pest control: successes, failures and lessons learnt
(IUCN, Gland, Switzerland and The Centre for Biodiversity and Biosecurity (CBB), Auckland, New Zealand, 2010)
Quail Island (Ōtamahua) is an 85 ha island in Lyttelton Harbour, Banks Peninsula, New Zealand. Since 1997, community volunteers have eradicated rabbits (Oryctolagus cuniculus), cats (Felis catus), hedgehogs (Erinaceus ...
Progressing the possum pied piper project
(University of California, 2012)
Improving vertebrate pest control operations relies on increasing pest animal interactions with control devices (e.g., bait stations, bait bags, and/or traps). Interactions are encouraged using a variety of baits and lures ...
Sensitivity of audio-lured versus silent chew-track-cards and WaxTags to the presence of brushtail possums (Trichosurus vulpecula)
(University of Canterbury, 2013)
Accurately identifying the changes in relative abundance (performance-based monitoring) or distribution (surveillance-based monitoring) of the brushtail possum (Trichosurus vulpecula) within the landscape, is a fundamental ...
Trends in vertebrate pesticide use and new developments: New Zealand initiatives and international implications
(University of California, 2010)
In New Zealand, sodium fluoroacetate (1080) has been used for vertebrate pest control for several decades. Since the 1990s, some 1080 users have switched to brodifacoum for possum and rodent control because of its ready ...