It is no joke – a webinar on April 1st will share 3 steps to rabbit control and the benefits to native vegetation.
Grants are now available to help manage native vegetation heritage agreements in SA, including rabbit control.
Landholders collaborate to control rabbits, cats and foxes in southern WA.
Victorian Rabbit Action Network’s website has a treasure trove of resources to help people and communities to develop and implement rabbit control plans. For great range of guides, videos and other publications see the website at vran.com.au.
Rabbits are a persistent problem in many parts of Australia and require an equally persistent, multi-pronged response – that’s the message from a recent ABC News report. The ability of rabbits to breed quickly in good seasons, and the ever-changing dynamics between rabbits and biological controls, make surges in wild rabbit populations an enduring threat […]
Landholders are being encouraged to work with their neighbours to coordinate rabbit control programs on Eyre Peninsula. The local Landscape Board has issued a reminder that rabbits are a significant problem and that coordinated programs, timed to take advantage of seasonal conditions and the effectiveness of different control mechanisms, are the best solution. For more […]
Landholders dealing with high rabbit numbers in the Adelaide Hills are being assisted with a timely control program by the Adelaide Hills and Fleurieu Landscape Board. Rabbits are attracted to moist carrots in dry summer conditions, so the Board will be making pindone-laced carrots available for baiting programs in early February. A video is now […]
Early summer can result in more sightings of rabbits, especially young ones born since breeding that was stimulated by spring rainfall. The RHDV1-K5 virus has been approved for release but it doesn’t kill young rabbits – it actually provides them with life-long immunity. So now is not the time for a planned K5 release. Instead, […]
The PestSmart website, which provides best practice guides for rabbits and other vertebrate pests, has been revamped by the Centre for Invasive Species Solutions. Structured around a Plan > Manage > Improve framework, it provides a practical approach and countless resources all tailored to help land managers deal with invasive pests. As examples, for rabbits, […]
Proposals to advance pest control solutions, improve existing control methods, or develop ‘farm ready’ control tools are being sought by the Australian Government. $13 million is available through the Advancing Pest Animal and Weed Control Solutions Competitive Grant Round, which is part of the Australian Government’s Established Pest Animal and Weed Management Pipeline. Organizations that […]