Sarah-Jane O'Connor posted in Department of Conservation • eradication • maud island • mice • predator free on October 11th, 2016.
An island in the Marlborough Sounds has been restored to its predator-free status after an eradication operation successfully removed mice. Maud Island/Te Pakeka has been an important wildlife sanctuary since the 1970s, but mice were found on the island in spring 2013. The Department of Conservation (DOC) ran an operation the following winter using brodifacoum bait […]
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