There are a few pest animals in Tasmania which are negatively impacting biodiversity and natural values. The most-discussed pest animals in Tasmania are feral rabbits, feral cats, and feral deer.
Here are some links to resources for helping to manage pest feral animals. Many Landcare Tasmania member groups are involved in managing feral animals. The network of dedicated Landcare members hold the potential to help manage feral animals across the state.
Best practice information hub for pest animal management.
There are several resources available on many pest feral species, including rabbits, hares, cats, deer, mice, and some fish and bird species. Most resources are available online, but some guides have been published in print for purchase or download.
Cat Management Working Group
Landcare Tasmania has a Cat Management Working Group, involving people from Landcare Tasmania's Members Council & Staff, cat management experts, and interested Landcare Tasmania Member Groups. If you are interested in contributing, please email [email protected]
- How to set up a custom-built cat trap
- Landcare Tasmania's 2020 submission to the Federal inquiry into the problem of feral and domestic cats
- Impact of cats on human health
- Central Coast Council and Sulphur Creek Preservation Bay Coastcare group's update on the Pilot Cat Control project