Archives For Pest control

In December 2018, a new population of Te Kakahu skink was found on a remote Fiordland Islet 30km from nearest population.

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Our rangers and volunteers celebrated a lovely Valentine’s Day gift in the form of whio ducklings.

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Anne has been helping with the fieldwork at Shy lake this spring, working to monitor southern Fiordland tokoeka nest and chicks through the project’s second season.

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Pigs, cats and mice have been causing a lot of damage on Auckland Island for over 200 years. A feasibility study for an eradication project is now underway.

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When Auckland’s Remuera Golf Course went for the international Golf Environmental Organisation certification in 2015, head greenkeeper Spencer Cooper immediately got on the line to DOC in Auckland.

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Meet one of our Senior Biodiversity Rangers Ali! She’s worked with some of New Zealand’s most unique species including whio, kiwi and short tailed bats. We asked on Instagram if you had any questions for Ali about her work and we were overwhelmed with the amount of questions we received!

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1080 is proven to work safely, effectively and efficiently in reducing predators, and we need to use it to save our native wildlife and forests. There is plenty of scientific evidence proving 1080 is very effective at saving our species. Don’t get swayed – here’s the truth.

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