Small farmers can now map feral pests using FeralScan

The Invasive Animals Cooperative Research Centre and NSW Department of Primary Industries has launched a number of new websites including, ToadScan, FeralPigScan, FoxScan, ToadScan, RabbitScan. These websites give small farmers the opportunity to map sightings, damage and control of feral pests anywhere in Australia to improve the way pest animals are managed at the landscape level. FeralScan has received overwhelming community participation with more than 8,000 records of feral pests entered by 4,500 participants Australia-wide since it was launched in January this year.

FeralScan provides farmers, community groups, local government and pest controllers with the technology to map where pest animals occur, to better target them in pest control activities. To further empower the Australian community, FeralScan plans to develop phone applications to deliver web-mapping technology directly into the hands of primary producers, pest controllers and communities Australia-wide.  This future research remains contingent on the Invasive Animals CRC being successful in its research extension bid to 30 June 2017.

Partners in FeralScan include the Australian Government Caring For Our Country Initiative, the Australian Bureau of Agricultural and Resource Economics and Sciences, NSW Department of Primary Industries and the Invasive Animals CRC.  Supporters include the Australian Feral Camel Management Project – supported by the Caring For Our Country Initiative, NSW Government Western Catchment Management Authority, Toshiba, Woolworths, Ninti One Limited, Landcare Australia and the Australian Broadcasting Corporation.

For more information visit FeralScan

Source: Adapted from the Invasive Animal CRC Feral Flyer 

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