Ruru and bat surveys in Franklin this spring.

Anecdotally we are told by people that there are more ruru (morepork) in areas where we have been carrying out good rat and possum control. This is especially interesting where we are using bait stations for control, as brodifacoum (the active ingredient in Pest Off bait ) has a long half life, so there is […]

Neighbours looking after neighbours – Pest control hub day at Beachlands.

It wasn’t all plain sailing at the start of our hub day in the Countdown car park at Beachlands. An ominous black cloud gathered just after 9.00 as the team began setting up our stand, and as the rain started we made a hasty relocation to under the cover of “The Franklin”. Fortunately it didn’t […]