Speaker: Ripley Dean Company: ZIP Website: www.zip.org.nz ZIP’s purpose is to help secure New Zealand’s biodiversity by developing innovative, strongly supported technologies to remove predators from mainland sites and protect those sites from re-invasion. Download entire ZIP presentation... … [Read more...]
Pest Control Workshop Presentations
More than 200 keen pest controllers, forest savers and kiwi kaitiaki attended the 2019 Northland Pest Control Wānanga/Workshop organised by Kiwi Coast and the Northland Regional Council.
People from 73 community groups, hapu-led projects, agencies and organisations from across Northland gathered at Akerama Marae on June 30th to learn about new trapping technology and pest control tools and to share their skills and knowledge with one another.
Presentation by: Eden Hakaraia, Enviroschools Facillitator Website: www.enviroschools.org.nz Enviroschools is a kaupapa. Discovering ways to live where our economy and society support the natural systems that give us life. Enviroschools is a programme. Assisting young people to plan, design and implement sustainable community … [Read more...]
Speaker: Andy Mentor, Mid-north Kiwi Coast Coordinator Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Download Presentation (PDF file) High Value Area 28 Groups & Entities Steering Group with Iwi, Community, NRC,DOC Highlights Pests removed = 26,240 (2018) Over 500 new double DOC traps Over 500 new SA2 possum/cat traps 60 NZ … [Read more...]
Speaker: Matthew Way from Econode Download Presentation (PDF file) How Does Smart Trap Work? SmartTrap™ is a remote sensing and data management system using LoRAWanIoT network. Each SmartTrap™ is a single node that attaches to any existing field unit currently in use in the conservation industry. Data can be represented in … [Read more...]
Presentation by Andre Visser Email: email@example.com Download presentation (pdf file) Wasps - the Issues at Hand Social issues Disruption to recreational activities, safety outdoors - Environmental issues Inability for birds to feed on Honey Dew has resulted a major impact of wasps, 1.4 and 8.1 kg of invertebrates per … [Read more...]
Speaker: Andre Visser Pied Piper bait station is designed to attract rats and exclude non-target species such as possums from accessing the bait. The stations: Can hold 700g of pindone and uses a grate system so that rats have to enter the station and feed. They cannot ‘cache’ bait – ie remove the bait and take it back to their nests where … [Read more...]
Speaker: Susan Karels Group/Project: NRC Enviroschools 98 schools & kindies in the program Students killing pests at primary schools Experts from the industry teaching kids what they need to know to have a career like them. https://youtu.be/0uxd7RY_RhM … [Read more...]
Speakers: Graeme Giles & Dave Cullen Group/Project: Waipu Kiwis Waipu Kiwis is a community based group bringing together a significant number of trappers and land owners to work on a coordinated large scale pest management project initiated by Marunui Conservation in 2010. 43 Kiwi were released in stages in the Marunui Conservation … [Read more...]
Speaker: Pete Graham Project/Group: NRC Biosecurity Officer Research in the Whangarei Kiwi Sanctuary* showed predator trapping over time became less and less effective as a residual population of ‘trap-wise’ or ‘trap-shy’ predators built up and kiwi chick survival rates decreased A controlled pulse of a toxin with secondary poisoning … [Read more...]
Speaker: Adam Willetts Group/Project: Ranger/Project Manager - Bream Head Conservation Trust Species success through intensive control and monitoring. Grey Faced Petrel breeding success took 3 years 2015 – 2018 Used acoustic equipment in 2015 to establish ground breeding calls and found a burrow site with 3 eggs. All eggs were predated … [Read more...]