1080 poison baiting – the facts

What is it? Sodium fluoroacetate, better known as 1080 (pronounced “ten eighty”), is an odorless, tasteless white powder that is diluted with water to concentrations specific for the species being […]

Pest animal species

Our Pest Animal Toolkits provide information on pest animal impacts, ecology, behaviour and options for their management. The toolkits contain video explainers, case studies of successful management programs and links […]

NWDAP Communiqué 22

December 2016 | Edition 2016 / 5 New Training Video – Canid Pest Ejectors (CPE) Thanks to NWDAP funding allocated to creating and updating training and best practice videos, a […]

CAT003: Trapping of feral cats using padded-jaw traps

Live trapping followed by euthanasia is one of the main methods of feral cat control currently used. In urban/residential areas, cage traps are preferred over leg hold traps as fewer […]

CAT002: Trapping of feral cats using cage traps

Although cage trapping is considered an ineffective tool for large areas, it may be useful in urban/residential areas where domestic cats are present, or where populations have already been reduced […]

Feral cat – humaneness matrix

Matrix showing the relative humaneness of feral cat control methods. The ‘humaneness’ of a pest animal control method refers to the overall welfare impact that the method has on an […]

Feral cat

Feral cats live, hunt and reproduce in the wild. They have the body shape, acute senses and fine coordination perfectly suited for stalking and capturing prey. These traits have allowed […]

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