News from the Macquarie Island Pest Eradication Project UPDATED



The second issue of the “Macquarie Dispatch”, newsletter of the Macquarie Island Pest Eradication Project, has now been issued.  Number two introduces the dog-training team (and some of their dogs) that will attempt to remove any remaining rabbits after next year’s poison bait drop.


Go to for electronic versions of Newsletters Nos 1 and 2 and to read more on the eradication programme.


Click here for an earlier news item on Issue Number One and how to get on the mailing list.


Posted by John Cooper, ACAP Information Officer, 15 May 2009, updated 17 May 2009

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