The National Farmers’ Federation has called on governments to act immediately to control Australia’s 24 million-strong feral pig population.
The $25 million project to repair South Australia’s ailing dog fence and restore pastoralists faith in their future is underway.
Exclusion fence cluster for protection from wild dogs near Armidale New South Wales.
Community co-ordinated efforts against local priority pest plants and animals are set to ramp up across large areas in the Mid-West and South-West regions.
Pigs will push through fences, usually next to a post or picket and these holes are then used by other animals. Mud or coarse bristly hair on the wire or post indicates feral pigs.
National Wild Dog Management Coordinator Greg Mifsud, says Victoria is at the forefront of implementing integrated wild dog management.
Greater Sydney Local Land Services will roll out a feral rabbit reduction program throughout the region from 21 February 2019.
New South Wales is home to one of the world’s most diverse natural environments. Among this natural beauty, sadly many species are on the verge of extinction.
Local Land Services have successfully carried out an extensive knockdown of the feral pig population in the western Riverina, following a targeted aerial shoot.
A collaborative research project between the Northern Territory Government and Parks Australia has found that feral cat exclosures have a positive impact on local reptile populations.