Technology & Science Archives - Predator Free Whangarei

Call for help from citizen scientists!

Could you help the Possum Free Whangārei Heads project with collecting possum DNA samples? The Possum Free Whangārei Heads project is in …

February 21, 2024

Automated traps working hard over summer!

The Possum Free Whangārei Heads team were pleasantly surprised with what they discovered upon return from the summer break.

February 2, 2023

Trappers: Please be aware

Interim findings from a new study raise health and safety concerns for Northland trappers, as up to one third of possums (4/12) …

May 25, 2022

The first leg with legholds

We have trialled our customised live leghold traps with success, catching the eradication project’s first possums last month. These traps are known …

May 16, 2022

From our toolbox – a self-resetting trap!

Meet the AT220 – set it up and they’re ready to go to service itself on its own! As much as we …

April 8, 2022

The Field Journal – March

This month’s field journal is written by Biosecurity Officer, Zac Coffin. With the close of the month of Maehe, the Possum Eradication Team at Whangārei Heads enters a long awaited and exciting phase of going ‘live’.

March 31, 2022

Where are the possums?

Say cheese! We’ve been using smart image technology to help us determine the presence of possums in the Whangārei Heads area.

March 11, 2022