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New 1080 regulations – In the News

Sarah-Jane O'Connor posted in on February 27th, 2017.

New regulations under the Resource Management Act will bring the control of 1080 under national, rather than regional, control. Environment Minister Dr Nick Smith announced the changes on Sunday, following consultation last year. He said the new approach would standardise the rules for using poisons like 1080, “rather than the current system of different rules […]

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Giant leap to pest-free NZ is attainable – Dr James Russell

Sarah-Jane O'Connor posted in on August 2nd, 2016.

Reaching a predator-free goal by 2050 is attainable, but will require a huge cultural shift, writes conservation biologist Dr James Russell in the New Zealand Herald: An excerpt (read in full): New Zealand is the world leader in killing invasive predators. We’re so good at it, other countries around the world seek our help and […]

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