The rabbit challenge in Geelong

15 July, 2020
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To successfully control rabbits across a landscape, or at a regional scale, landowners need to work with their neighbours to coordinate their efforts.

To tackle the rabbit issue the City of Greater Geelong in collaboration with community, have drafted a Rabbit Control Plan. This plan outlines how the City will partner with landcare groups and communities to address landscape scale rabbit issues.

The plan is ready for community review and comments will be received until Tuesday 25 August 2020.

If you’d like to know more about the plan please contact Travis Turner 03 5272 5272.

Why are rabbits such a big problem in the Geelong region?

Watch this 3 minute video to find out find how rabbits have changed what you see in the Geelong region landscape.

The video features Geoff McFarlane, Sophie Small and Travis Turner who have all completed the VRAN Bootcamp and are part of the VRAN Learning Network. Geoff is also on the VRAN Committee and is a VRAN Mentor.

Sophie, Geoff and Travis all have great knowledge of ecology, pest species management and delivering programs alongside community groups and government agencies.

They are a great resource to land managers who want to learn more about community-led rabbit action in the Geelong region.


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