Whakatipu Wildlife Trust help volunteers to establish trapping of predators so that our native birds, lizards and invertebrates can thrive. The Trust is an umbrella organisation and can help volunteers to join a trapping group or form a new group including landowner approval, information, funding, education and networking with other groups.
They are looking for people interested in checking the traps.. The role would suit someone who wants to help our fantastic environment by removing predators that prey on our native wildlife. The person would be asked to clear and rebait traps approximately once a month. They would be checking, clearing and rebaiting predator traps, so must be comfortable handling animal carcasses.
Full training will be given. Catches to be recorded on an App.
Reasonable level of fitness. Some tools required but could be provided if needed. Sturdy shoes.
Approximately 3 hours, once a month.
The first step is to express your interest by filling out the form below. We will then put you in touch directly with the organisation for more information on the role and how to proceed.