A call for help with possum sightings in Whangārei Heads!
The Possum Free Whangārei Heads project is asking for help from the community to report possum sightings from the area.
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.
Learn more and take part in these events!
It’s that busy time of year and there’s lots happening in the Predator Free space! Take part in getting to know the …
2022 Annual Report available now
There has been lots of highlights, as well as learnings, this past year. Read more about what has happened in the past funding year, and what’s to come as we head into the next year.
What’s been happening in the possum eradication space?
Where is the possum eradication project at? How many possums have been caught? What are the next steps? Find the answers in this article here.
A ‘kie’ indicator for pest control efforts
The presence of kiekie can tell us that pest control is working. It’s a sought-after plant for not only introduced predators, by native birds and mammalians, including humans!
The Field Journal – June
This month’s field journal was written by Biosecurity Officer, Gaelyn Dewhurst It has been a very busy couple of months in the …
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 …
From our toolbox – a self-resetting trap!
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’.
Learnings from Reotahi
We were grateful to have had Matua Winiwini Kingi provide insight into the te ao Māori way of approaching Reotahi maunga and …
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.