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FeralScan is a community resource to help people monitor, map and manage pest animals.

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What FoxScan provides

FoxScan is a free resource for landholders, Landcare groups, community groups, local Councils, professional pest controllers and biosecurity groups. It has been designed by landholders for communities.

What to record: 
  • Record fox sightings or evidence
  • Photos from monitoring cameras
  • Fox attacks (such as lamb or poultry predation)
  • Control activities (e.g. baiting & trapping)
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FeralScan User Feedback Survey

The FeralScan Team are conducting an important User Feedback Survey. The survey will only take 5-8 minutes of your time, and your involvement will help us to improve FeralScan for yourself and communities Australia-wide. The survey can be completed until July 31, 2024. If you would like to provide feedback, please click the link below.

Benefits of using FoxScan

  1. Develop a property or local area map of fox activity to guide control efforts,
  2. Work together with your neighbours to undertake coordinated control,
  3. Notify your local community or landholder group about fox activity,
  4. Send alerts to nominated people, such as neighbours or biosecurity authorities.  
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FoxScan has a range of step-by-step instructions to help you


Simple tips to reduce fox problems

  • Don't leave pet food outside overnight
  • Use enclosed compost bins
  • Keep domestic animals secure at night
  • Remove fallen fruit around fruit trees
  • Keep garbage bins covered
  • Block entry points to drains
  • Close off access to underneath buildings
  • Use fox-proof enclosures for poultry
  • Turn-off outside lights that attract insects
  • Reduce weeds that provide food and shelter, such as Blackberries
  • Record sightings in FoxScan.

Case studies - coming soon

Learn about how farmers, landholder groups, pest control professionals and biosecurity organisations are using and benefiting from FeralScan.
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Resources about fox management

Many resources are available to help you with managing the impacts of foxes, including the Glovebox guide to managing foxes, instructional videos, manuals, and standard operating procedures for controlling foxes.

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Support is available 

If you require assistance with FoxScan, contact us.

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