Epro Limited has been contracted by the Department of Conservation to undertake a Tiakina Nga Manu (Battle for Our Birds) predator control project in the Erua Conservation Land, west of National Park village and Horopito.
Epro give notice of our intention to apply sodium fluoroacetate (1080) impregnated cereal pellet baits by helicopter within the Erua Conservation Area. This may be followed by hand laying of bait containing 1080, diphacinone or potassium cyanide. This operation will commence on or after 1 July 2021, weather permitting.
Toxin warning signs will be erected at all normal points of entry to the area prior to toxic bait being applied.