Smart Cage – Maintenance, tips and tricks

How do I monitor my smart trap remotely? Monitoring a smart cage with the Wheronet sensor is done via the Trap.nz app. Please see the following document for details. How to monitor your smart cage How do I move my Smart Cage? Moving the Smart Cage in the Trap.nz app is very easy, instructions can […]

Trail Cameras: The Unsung Heroes in Pest Control

Trail cameras are a piece of arsenal in the pest control kit that aren’t as widely used as they could be. Despite not actively trapping pests, they help identify target species and locations for more efficient trapping. Cameras also indicate the presence of species to avoid catching, such as domestic cats or pukeko who often […]

Pest News from Friends of Te Wairoa

Kia Ora trappers, and welcome to the new members of our Wairoa river catchment pest control team. Alongside this newsletter, a friendly reminder to check, reset and rebait those pest eradication devices around your property, and send in your latest catch numbers. It may also be a time to review placement and spacing of traps. […]

Save your apples and your time

One of the most effective changes we’ve made for catching possums in Timms traps is to stop using apple and cinnamon. Don’t get me wrong, fruit and spice suits possums, but it doesn’t suit me and my precious time. I’m constantly walking past traps on my way to move animals, collect fire wood, fix a […]