Feral Herald Blog

Extinction, it’s worse than you think

1257 of Australia’s listed threatened species are on death row because of environmental invaders like feral cats, rabbits, weeds and the killer plant disease Phytophthora.

Have we turned the corner?

Australia is made great strides in environmental biosecurity over the past year, but have we turned the corner yet?

Tell the Victorian government to strengthen its deer management strategy

A million or more feral deer roam Victoria and yet the government’s attempt to strengthen its deer management strategy lacks ambition and relies primarily on existing programs and control by recreational hunters. Have your say by 29 October 2018.

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Have your say about invasive ants

Given the potential of invasive ants to transform ecosystems and send native species extinct, a national strategy to deal with the threat is vital.