Landholders will have the opportunity to find out information on how to best protect their land from pest animals at the Feral Animal Field Day in Apple Tree Creek.
Bundaberg Regional Council’s Land Protection team will be running the free event to provide community members with various techniques on how to minimise predation of domestic animals and damage to crops by feral animals.
There will be an opportunity for the community to watch demonstrations, speak to specialist and pick up free information brochures about pest control.
Guest presenters will showcase a range of alternative techniques in their field of expertise, including rabbit control, Indian Myna bird trapping and the use of fox den detection dogs.
The free event will be held at Apple Tree Creek sports ground on Saturday, 22 April from 9.30 am to 3 pm.
Land Protection officers will be on hand to assist the community with enquiries and provide free information brochures on pest plants and animals.
There will be a free barbecue lunch provided including drinks, but supplies will be limited.
Feral Animal Field Day guest speakers include:
- Invasive Plant and Animal Services will discuss wild dog and pig trapping and undertake a trapping demonstration
- Professional Trapping Supplies will showcase wildlife surveillance cameras
- Silent Night Pest Management will discuss the use of fox den detection dogs
- Biosecurity Queensland will look at rabbit control
- Gallagher will discuss animal management fencing
- Land Protection officers will provide an Indian Myna bird trapping demonstration.
Feral Animal Field Day
When: 9.30 am to 3 pm, Saturday 22 April
Where: Apple Tree Creek Sports Ground, Old Creek Road, Apple Tree Creek
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