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

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What to record

  • Record fox sightings or evidence
  • Photos from monitoring cameras
  • Fox attacks (such as lamb or poultry predation)
  • Control activities (including ground baiting, trapping sites, or shooting)
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Instructions

FoxScan has a range of step-by-step instructions to help you

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Helpful links to get you started recording fox activity


Simple tips to reduce fox problems


  • Dont 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 might attract insects
  • Reduce weeds that provide food and shelter, such as Blackberries
  • Record sightings in FoxScan.

Researchers need your assistance for fox diet study

Researchers at the Western Sydney University are presently seeking community support in collecting fox carcases and fox scats for a major fox diet study in Sydney. If you can assist, please contact the researchers HERE

 

Peter West from FeralScan is here to help.

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If you require assistance, training or support with FoxScan, please contact one of our helpful team members.

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Chickens killed by a fox. Image by Chris Lane Source D Panther

Supporters

The ‘Integrated Fox Control Project for the Inner, Eastern and Southern Sydney Urban Landscape’ is supported by community, local government and research organisations. 

The project is supported by the Sydney Coastal Councils Group through funding from the Australian Government.

 

The project partners include: 

Bayside Council

Cumberland Council

City of Canada Bay Council

City of Canterbury Bankstown

 
 
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