10 Jun 2020

Cotton used to track German wasps on the Chathams

From Afternoons with Jesse Mulligan, 1:30 pm on 10 June 2020

A simple piece of cotton has helped biosecurity officers avoid 'environmental catastrophe'.

It's been used as a tool to track and eliminate German wasps on the Chatham Islands. 

It was the first time the wasps had been established on the Chathams. 

Kerri Moir from Environment Canterbury was part of the operation. 

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Photo: Supplied