The Great WBS Predator Trapping Competition
Congratulations to everyone who has made a trapping tunnel. Nga Manu Waiata (a local predator-free group helping to ‘bring back the birdsong’ in our area) is kindly giving each of you a rat trap for your tunnel.
Your families mission is to catch as many predators as you can. You can set your trap around your house/section or even in the bush, sand dunes or grass areas around your community.
If you have other traps you can use them as well.
You are working with in your family to catch as many predators as possible.
When you catch a predator you must log it on the “Urban Rat Project” website.
The winner will be the family with the most points.
The competition runs for one month:
The competition runs for about 5 weeks:
25th October – 28th November
The Points System:
|Dead Mouse||2 Points|
|Dead Rat||5 Points|
|Dead Hedgehog||5 Points|
|Dead Possum||8 Points|
|Dead Weasel||10 Points|
|Dead Ferret||10 Points|
|Dead Stoat||10 Points|
|1st Prize||A Native Tree Voucher and $100 cash|
|2nd Prize||A Native Tree Voucher and $50 cash|
|3rd Prize||A Native Tree Voucher and $25 cash|
There are spot prizes for families who upload their photos to the Nga Manu Facebook page.
Native Tree Vouchers, A PekaPeka Bird Feeder, Bunnings Vouchers, A Native Bird Poster