Due to the phasing out of the use of 1080 poison in Tasmania, land managers now use shooting as the primary method for controlling browsing populations of animals. It remains, however, unclear as to how effective these shooting practices are, due to limited data on animal movement patterns in response to shooting events.
We began coordinating research efforts with an active wallaby management program in order to:
|Members||Natasha Wiggins and Grant Williamson|
|UTAS Collaborators||Hamish McCallum - University of Tasmania, David Wilson - University of Tasmania|
|External Collaborators / Partners||Clive McMahon - Charles Darwin University|
|Funding Source||Tasmanian Department of Primary Industries and Water - Alternatives to 1080 Program|
Authorised by the Head of School, Biological Sciences
19 April, 2012