ABC Radio Interview

Landcare Tasmania on Feral Cat Traps

10/05/2020 - Peter Stronach, Landcare Tasmania's Community Landcare Manager, was interviewed by journalist Sarah Abbott on ABC radio about home made feral cat traps that some of our member groups have been working on.

Click on the radio interview below to hear the whole story!

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Interested in learning more?

Follow up with our Cat Trap Video and these great articles. 

How to make a safe and effective feral cat trap 

Landcare Tasmania's Peter Stronach presented a facebook live demonstration on the cat traps being designed and created by Landcare groups in Tasmania. The key difference between these and commercially available traps, is that this design is more wildlife friendly.

Big thanks to Kevin and Tessa Knowles from Upper Meander Catchment Landcare Group and Dean Brampton from Bronte Park Landcare for their innovation and passion. Further resources:

One cat, one year, 110 native animals: lock up your pet, it’s a killing machine (The Conversation)

Controlling Stray and Feral Cats (DPIPWE)

Update from Nov 2019 on the Cat Management Act Update (Landcare Tas)

Tassie Cat, "Let's keep our cats, communities and wildlife safe" (