Predator Control

Key facts on rat control in Abel Tasman - 2017

Key facts about rat control in Abel Tasman National Park—April 2017.pdf

 

Mice to be removed from Abel Tasman Islands - 2017

Key facts about mice eradication on Adele, Tonga and Fisherman Islands in Abel Tasman National Park—April 2017.pdf

 

Fact Sheets on Possum and Rat Control - 2016

Northern-Abel-Tasman-possum-key-facts-notification-DOC-2799781-for-email-27-Jun-2016-copy.pdf

Key-Fact-Sheet-Rat-Control-Falls-River-2016-DOC-2757240.pdf

Rat and possum control in the Abel Tasman National Park

 

 

Application to the Tasman District Council for controlling rats and possums

View DOC and Project Janszoon’s application to the Tasman District Council for controlling rats and possums in the Abel Tasman National Park below. The application includes a report on the actual and potential environmental effects of rat and possum control, and has been completed after 11 months consultation with affected parties.

Other information and useful links

What rats do night after night:

 

Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment – Evaluating the Use of 1080

http://www.pce.parliament.nz/publications/all-publications/evaluating-the-use-of-1080-predators-poisons-and-silent-forests/

Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment – Evaluating the Use of 1080 Update report, July 2013

http://www.pce.parliament.nz/publications/all-publications/evaluating-the-use-of-1080-predators-poisons-and-silent-forests-update-report

More work needed on kea repellant – Department of Conservation

Project Janszoon is disappointed that DOC’s kea repellant trial has not been as successful as hoped, but supports DOC’s further work in this area.

http://www.doc.govt.nz/about-doc/news/media-releases/more-work-needed-on-kea-repellent/