Aerial shooting Aerial shooting from helicopters is useful for rapid population reduction in large, inaccessible areas. Where pig densities are high, aerial shooting can kill many pigs at a time, […]
Introduction Poison baiting is one of the most economical and effective ways to control feral pigs on a broad scale. Aerial baiting can be more practical in hard to access […]
Introduction Trapping is one of the most common techniques used to control feral pigs in Australia. In the Wet Tropics of Queensland, where non-target native species are abundant, trapping is […]
A case study demonstrating effective management of domestic and feral cats on Kangaroo Island
A case study on experimental trials to help develop effective feral cat control on South Australia’s Kangaroo Island
Feral cats live, hunt and reproduce in the wild. They are the same species as domestic cats but differ in how and where they live. Feral cats have the body shape, acute senses and fine coordination perfectly suited for stalking and capturing prey.
Factsheet on the common (Indian) myna in Australia
Common or Indian mynas (Acridotheres tristis or Sturnus tristis) are native to India and southern Asia. They are popular birds in their source countries as crop pest control agents and […]
Case study on the impacts of common mynas on other bird species and the effectiveness of community trapping in Canberra.
What is PAPP and how does it work?
Provides information on safety and first aid for working dogs in case of poisoning by 1080 or PAPP, or leg injury due to traps.
Frequently asked questions about poison baiting for wild dog control
There are seven key principles that form the basis of the strategic approach
Case study that investigates the potential of wild dogs as a cause of abortion outbreaks in Australian dairy and beef cattle herds
Pest management plans should be based on the following steps
The term “wild dog” applies to wild-roaming animals of the species Canis familiaris, which includes the dingo and the feral domestic dog, and hybrids of the two (Jackson and Groves 2015). […]
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 Authority (APVMA). […]
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
This factsheet explores chemical-based environmental and sensory attractants, which may potentially direct carp behaviour and movements