Project to develop a best practice manual that provides examples of where guardian dogs have been used successfully to protect livestock.
Development of this instructional DVD for trapping introduced predators (wild dog, red fox and feral cat)
The main goal of this project was to evaluate and demonstrate the ability of conventional baiting practices to suppress fox populations.
The key objective of the project was to demonstrate the field effectiveness of a new method for the management of fox impacts on agriculture (canid pest ejector and PAPP toxin).
Pest management for conservation of endangered Malleefowl (Leipoa ocellata) populations near Mt Hope New South Wales
Provides information on safety and first aid for working dogs in case of poisoning by 1080 or PAPP, or leg injury due to traps.
Bounty systems offer financial incentives to hunt and destroy pest animals. Bounty systems offer what appears to be a simple solution to pest animal problems by providing financial rewards to […]
Introduction Terrestrial top-predators are expected to regulate and stabilise food webs through their consumptive and non-consumptive effects on sympatric mesopredators and prey. The lethal control of top-predators has therefore […]
The effects of lethal control of predators, particularly wild dogs (including dingoes) (Canis familiaris) in Australia, is subject to much controversy and recent debate among ecologists. To devise a framework […]
This glovebox guide is part of the PestSmart Toolkit for Foxes, produced by the Invasive Animals CRC. It is designed to provide current information on best practice fox management for […]
Introduction: Poison baiting is currently the most effective broad-scale method of fox control. Toxins used against foxes in Australia must be registered with the Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines […]
Soft net traps consist of a flexible metal frame and netting and/or bag which collapses over the animal when triggered. Soft net traps rely on entanglement to secure and hold […]
Case study on a cooperative fox control program conducted across urban areas in NSW
Case study on the effectiveness of a group fox baiting program on land surrounding the Goonoo State Conservation Area of NSW
Current fox management strategies and techniques are governed or affected by various Commonwealth, state and territory laws. Fox predation as a key threatening process The Australian Government (under […]
Introduction Foxes pose a significant threat to Tasmania’s biodiversity and agricultural sector. The potential cost of an established fox population has been estimated at over $20 million annually, with […]
Introduction Barrier or exclusion fencing is a non-lethal method commonly used to prevent fox attacks on domestic livestock and threatened wildlife species. Although fences are commonly used to protect […]
Livestock guardian dogs are medium to large sized dogs that are kept with livestock to protect them from predators. In Australia they are mainly used to protect sheep, goats and […]
Case study on the usefulness of legislative powers to improve fox management
Case study on the current attempt to eradicate foxes from Phillip Island off the Victorian coast