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Fox bait distribution days for the Lower Mid North

News release
05 April 2017

Landholders in the Lower Mid North District are encouraged to plan their fox baiting with their neighbours and register for the upcoming 1080 fox bait distribution days.

These distribution days aim to maximise the positive benefits of fox control through a coordinated baiting program between March and July this year.

Natural Resources Northern and Yorke Landscape Ranger Michelle Nairn said that baiting over this three month period aims to reduce fox numbers and increase lambing rates.

“Foxes are a significant pest and have a large impact on agriculture and the environment through predation, spread of weeds and spread of diseases,” Ms Nairn said.

Fox baits will be provided for collection across eight sites over three days to registered landholders at a discounted rate.

Tuesday, 21 March Balaklava: Sports Club carpark 10.00 am

Marrabel: Institute carpark 12.30 pm

Manoora: Oval 2.30 pm

Wednesday, 22 March Spalding: Institute carpark 10.00 am

Jamestown: Football Club carpark 12.30 pm

Georgetown: Institute carpark 2.00 pm

Crystal Brook: Oval 3.30 pm

Friday, 24 March Clare: Oval Grandstand 10.00 am

This project is supported by Northern and Yorke NRM Board, through funding from the Australian Government’s National Landcare Programme.

To register and pre-order your fox baits please contact Natural Resources Northern & Yorke on 8841 3444 or email DEWNR.NRNY@sa.gov.au.

More information

Communications Coordinator

88413444

Jessica.Henderson@sa.gov.au