New Zealand’s conservationists to eradicate predators like possums, rats, feral cats, and hedgehogs from Stewart Island

New Zealand’s conservationists to eradicate predators like possums, rats, feral cats, and hedgehogs from Stewart Island

Conservationists in New Zealand are starting the biggest campaign in history to rid a populated island of imported predators. The conservation organization Predator Free Rakiura and the crown research center Manaaki Whenua-Landcare Research have agreed to a four-year, $2.8 million partnership to eradicate predators like possums, rats, feral cats, and hedgehogs. The project will also […]

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The deaths of over 105 corellas are being investigated by the Victorian wildlife watchdog

The deaths of over 105 corellas are being investigated by the Victorian wildlife watchdog

The deaths of over 100 long-billed corellas discovered near the Murray River are being investigated by the Victorian wildlife watchdog. The birds were spotted by wildlife carer Kirsty Ramadan, who was dispatched by the Yorta Yorta facility to Barmah, near the Victorian/New South Wales boundary, on Wednesday to capture a sick long-billed corella. She discovered […]

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