Lockdown: A Pest Control Success Story

We all had successes during lockdown – some focussed on up-skilling, some caught up on farm maintenance and some got on with home renovations. Some decided to give our local ecosystems a boost and catch one pest per day! A Hunua property successfully trapped one pest each day during level 4 lockdown, with some particularly […]

Connovation

At university I learnt a valuable concept – in order to be successful, conservation must be a multi-disciplinary system. Conservation (or environmental science) is not just a science. We need environmental lawyers, engineers, artists, musicians, politicians, builders… Which is where the pest control hardware suppliers at Connovation fit in – Conservation by Innovation. They employ […]

Backyard Pest Control

Obviously, the greatest threat to our native plants and animals in New Zealand are introduced pests such as stoats (Mustela erminea), possums (Trichsurus vulpecula), rats (Rattus spp.), mice (Mus musculus) and HEDGEHOGS (Erinaceus europaeus occidentalis), alongside feral cats (Felis catus) and unruly dogs (Canis lupus familiaris). In 2016, our government announced Predator Free 2050, an ambitious […]