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Threat Abatement Plan for Predation by the European Red Fox

Biodiversity Group Environment Australia, 1999
0 642 2546320

Note: This publication has been superseded by Threat Abatement Plan for predation by the European red fox , 2008

Contents

FOREWORD

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

INTRODUCTION

MEASURES TO ADDRESS THE KEY THREATENING PROCESS
BAITING
BIOLOGICAL CONTROL
BARRIERS TO FOX INVASION
HABITAT MANAGEMENT
BOUNTIES

FACTORS AFFECTING FOX CONTROL
IMPACT ON NON-TARGET SPECIES
RABBIT, DINGOS AND CATS
ANIMAL WELFARE CONCERNS

DEVELOPING A NATIONAL APPROACH TO FOX MANAGEMENT
PLANNING FOR NATIONALLY COORDINATED ACTION
STRATEGIES
RANKING AREAS FOR PRIORITY ACTION

THREAT ABATEMENT OBJECTIVES AND ACTIONS
FOX MANAGEMENT
     Local Control Plans
     Regional Control Plans
     Fox Free Islands
INNOVATIVE AND HUMANE CONTROL METHODS
     Humane Poisoning
     Fertility Control
     Delivery Systems
     Fencing
INFORMATION
     Documenting Fox Impacts
     Understanding Interactions with other Feral Pests
     Refining Priority Setting Mechanisms
EDUCATION
     Education and Extension
ADMINISTRATION
     National Coordination

EVALUATION AND REVIEW

REFERENCES

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS

TABLES

  1. Species listed on Schedule 1 of the Endangered Species Protection Act 1992 for which foxes are a known or perceived threat
  2. Commonwealth expenditure on fox management for nature conservation 1992-1998