State Government Releases 10-Year Strategic Plan to Eradicate Feral Deer

November 20, 2023 1:18 am in by
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The state government has released a 10-year strategic plan to eradicate feral deer, aligning with national efforts.

Costing SA $36 million annually in losses, Deers impact agriculture, the environment, and road safety and are deemed a pest.

Compared to eastern states, the South Australian feral deer numbers are still considered low enough for the opportunity to completely eradicate the pest

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Chairs of the Eyre Peninsula and Northern and Yorke Landscape Boards have endorse the South Australian Feral Deer Eradication Program.

More info here.