Wednesday May 17, 2017 – 12:35
Tanya Drapeau, Site Manager (Avisure Pty Ltd.) is presenting some wildlife harassment techniques they use:
- Pyrotechnics : has a startling effect, visually and audibly. These can vary to target specific species
- Stock whips: the whipping action is a way to frighten wildlife away due to the cracking sounds
- Visual deterrents: Lasers, spotlights, etc. These are used to direct wildlife away from the danger zone and into a safer area
- Trained predators: Using predators to mitigate the presence of other wildlife near the aerodrome. These include border collies, falcons, etc.