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Rabbit bait stations at North Piha

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Local and Sports Parks West is warning people that it has four bait stations for rabbits in Les Waygood Park, along the seaward edge of the karo forest (see map below). All the stations are fenced with stock-proof fence which would deter humans and large animals, though small animals could get in. The Pindone bait  [ Read More ]

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Waitakere Feral Pig Control

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Recent data from feral pig control in the Waitakere Ranges shows that the Auckland Regional Council is suppressing pig numbers, however, four culls a year are needed to significantly reduce the population of feral pigs in the Waitakeres. Ironically, as pig numbers are reduced through culling, remaining pigs have bigger litters and better health because  [ Read More ]