Wallaby exclusion plots in coastal areas 2010,
This project monitored the effect of over-browsing by wallabies and possums on native vegetation, funded by CCNRM
Alternatives to 1080 Program 2007-2009
The state government committed $400,000 to deliver follow up work across the state. This did not include assistance for any on-ground activity.
TFGA and DPIPWE conducted a workshop on the island to organise an on-going response to the issue of grave over-population of Bennett’s wallabies on King Island. A working group of KINRM was formed to work on a coordinated program of activities by landholders. At present the fencing and shooting programs are uncoordinated and there appears to be a constant increase in wallaby population growth.
Wallaby management such as fencing and culling is crucial for any revegetation or biodiversity protection projects.
Last Updated on 18 June 2023