Come along to help build/repair 20 predator traps with materials kindly donated by DOC and Predator Free Punakaiki. Bring your kids too if they would like to learn how to build a trap.
The traps will be allocated to willing community members living along the Coast Road of Barrytown flats and those attending the workshop will be given first option to take traps home. These traps are the start of the Coast Road predator trapline from 17 Mile Bluff to the Punakaiki River. Our group Coast Road Dawn Chorus applied to the DOC Community Fund for this trapline in March but we are yet to hear the outcome.
The traps are DOC150 rat/stoat traps housed in wooden boxes to the DOC specification. They are NAWAC (National Animal Welfare Advisory Committee) approved and weka, pet and child safe
We have all the materials to make/repair the boxes but …