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60 Trappers Upskilled at Workshop

On 18 June 2017 Marunui Conservation held a Trapper Training Workshop in Mangawhai.  It was a huge success with 60 people attending to hear presentations by Ngaire Tyson – Kiwi Coast Coordinator, and professional trappers Glen Coulston of Good Wood Aotearoa and Todd Hamilton of Backyard Kiwi, and advice from Steve Henderson, Northland Regional Council’s Biosecurity Officer.

John Hawley of Marunui said it was a very positive event and great to see such widespread community support for kiwi recovery.

“Many new contacts were made and an impressive number of people around the Brynderwyns and beyond are already, or want to become, involved in predator control. “

 

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