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Wild Dog - On Ground Activities

The initiative has enabled new community groups to form and focus attention in areas where wild dogs have become an emerging problem as well as provide on-going support for known wild dog problems areas through the mainland states of Australia. On ground activities carried out by wild dog groups have included baiting and aerial baiting, purchase of tracks and meat baits, training, field days and trapping. Utilising community participation, the control initiative has achieved significant reductions in sheep losses.

Project date

22 Aug 2016-30 Dec 2020

Principal investigator

Ian Evans

Project led by

Australian Wool Innovation (AWI)

Australian Wool Innovation is a not-for-profit enterprise that conducts research, development and marketing along the worldwide supply chain for Australian …

  • Location

    Australia

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Focus areas

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