Research and Monitoring

 

Apart from possum control Westpest also works on:

  • Monitoring wild animal populations
  • Trapping and poisoning other pest species
  • Research projects

 

       Trapping other pests          
         
  Wild Cat   Stoat   Rat   Good Nature Trap  
              Testing the new self setting trap  
      Bait and pest presence trials          
         
  Tracking Tunnel   Footprint on Ink Pad   Bait Trial
comparing weather effects on different baits
  Rat Footprints
on ink pad
 
                 
      Monitoring wild animal populations          
         
  Waxtag: Different animals chew on baited wax block   Chew Card: Possum sign on chew card

 

  Chew Card
Rat sign on chew card
  Tracking Tunnel
being set up. Note tracking dog used to help follow lines 

 

 

 
                 

          

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