Automated recognition and messaging system for wild dog management
What is PAPP and how does it work?
January 2015 update on status of IA CRC products in development
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 reduce pest numbers. However, reviews of past bounty schemes from Australia and around the world show that they are an ineffective form of pest animal […]
Pest management for conservation of endangered Malleefowl (Leipoa ocellata) populations near Mt Hope New South Wales
Frequently asked questions about poison baiting for wild dog control
Information on where wild dogs live, where and how they move
What’s the difference between a Dingo and a wild dog? What time of year do wild dogs mate? What do they eat?
Frequently asked questions about the impacts of wild dogs
Tools to control wild dogs There are several different lethal and non-lethal tools available to control wild dogs. These include poison baits, traps, shooting, fencing, guard animals and aversion techniques (such as lights, alarms, and flagging). Not all tools are useful for a given area; each tool varies in its effectiveness, depending on a range […]
In Australia, pest animals cause major economic, environmental and social impacts at local, regional and national scales. Management of pest animals may be complex and requires a strong policy and legislative framework to guide and govern how pest animals are managed at all levels, and to set out the roles and responsibilities of those involved. […]
It is essential to monitor the effects of any pest animal management activity to ensure it is having the desired results.
Pest management plans should be based on the following steps
There are seven key principles that form the basis of the strategic approach
Two species of tilapia, Mozambique tilapia (Oreochromis mossambicus) and the black mangrove cichlid or spotted tilapia (Tilapia mariae), are becoming significant pests in many waterways in tropical and sub-tropical Australia. Numbers of both species have increased and they have spread significantly since their introduction during the 1970s and 1980s due to natural and human-assisted (whether […]
The black mangrove cichlid or ‘spotted tilapia’ is a species of deep-bodied fish belonging to the family Cichlidae. Native to West Africa, its distribution extends from the Ivory Coast through Ghana and Nigeria to Cameroon. Throughout this range the species is often found in the deeper sections of larger rivers and lagoons but also moves […]
This fact sheet explains ‘weaknesses’ that may be exploited for managing carp
This factsheet explores the use of radio telemetry in supporting carp control programs
Case study on the impacts of common mynas on other bird species and the effectiveness of community trapping in Canberra.
Factsheet on the common (Indian) myna in Australia