Brushtail possum

Eradication of introduced Australian marsupials (brushtail possum and brushtailed rock wallaby) from Rangitoto and Motutapu Islands, New Zealand

In 1990 the New Zealand Department of Conservation began an operation to eradicate the common brushtail possum (Trichosurus vulpecular) and brushtailed rock wallaby (Petrogale penicillata penicillata) from Rangitoto and Motutapu […]

Bait uptake by free living brush-tailed phascogales Phascogale tapoatafa and other non-target mammals during simulated buried fox baiting

Field trials were undertaken in box-ironbark woodland at Puckapunyal Military Area (PMA) in central Victoria between January 2000 and April 2001 to assess bait uptake by the brush-tailed phascogale (Phascogale […]

Fertility control vaccines for brushtail possum management in New Zealand – targets and delivery systems

Introduced marsupial brushtail possums (Trichosurus vulpecula) are a major pest in New Zealand because of their impacts on conservation values and agricultural production. Immunologically based fertility control (immunocontraception) offers an […]