EGLN is partnering with Trust For Nature on fox control on freehold land surrounding the Blond Bay State Game Reserve as part of a project to improve waterbird populations on the Gippsland Lakes. The project area is 6,500 ha in size and covers the Blond Bay State Game Reserve and surrounding freehold land.
Land-holders within the project area are eligible to receive fox control incentives that include a $50 fox bounty, reimbursement of up to 50% of fox baiting costs, a per kilometre reimbursement for fox shooting contractors and free dog muzzles for land-holders. Thirty four foxes have have been destroyed by shooters on three properties to date.
For further information on how you can access these fox control incentives contact Landcare on 5152 0600.