TAMS is warning they’re preparing an onslaught against fluffy bunnies!
A comprehensive rabbit control program is being undertaken across ACT parks and reserves, ACT Parks and Conservation Service Director, Daniel Iglesias, announced today.
The work, which will run through to early Winter, is part of a $150,000 ACT Government program to control rabbit populations in nature reserves in 2012-13.
“Since October last year, rabbit control work has been undertaken at numerous locations across Canberra and we are now undertaking follow-up work,” Mr Iglesias said.
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“Southside locations include Callum Brae, Cooleman Ridge, Mt Mugga Mugga, Isaacs Ridge, Jerrabomberra Grasslands, Red Hill, Tuggeranong Hill, Mt Taylor and Urambi Hills Nature Reserves. Northside locations that have been targeted in the program include Mount Ainslie, Mount Majura, Mount Painter, The Pinnacle and Mulligans Flat Nature Reserves.”
Mr Iglesias said that the ACT Government is also commencing a program next Monday with the Australian National University, CSIRO, the Australian National Botanic Gardens and National Capital Authority to target increasing rabbit numbers across Acton peninsula. The program will run until Monday 6 May 2013.