15 Jun 2015

How successful has DOC's massive 1080 programme been?

From Nine To Noon, 9:41 am on 15 June 2015

In what it has called The Battle for Our Birds, the Department of Conservation has done aerial drops of 1080 across hundreds of thousands of hectares of beech forest to try to knock back a pest explosion caused by a season of high seed production. DOC scientist, Graeme Elliott has been monitoring the impact.