December 13, 2019 1:51 pm
The third issue of Target 0 reveals the first Products to Projects developments to be backed by the Provincial Growth Fund.
We report on innovative new approaches emerging from our large landscape projects in Taranaki, Hawke’s Bay, Wellington, Waiheke and Dunedin.
And we share news of publications, awards and research that’s caught our attention over the last quarter, including the cover story of New Zealand Geographic’s Jan-March 2020 issue.
November 21, 2019 9:30 am
Predator Free 2050 Limited is partnering with the private sector to create the next generation of predator control tools.
“We are excited to be working with some very clever Kiwi designers and entrepreneurs who are keen to contribute to the Predator Free 2050 mission,” says Predator Free 2050 Limited Chief Executive Ed Chignell.
Backed by the Provincial Growth Fund, the Crown-owned charitable company today announced $3.5m in funding to enable five companies to produce innovative lures, traps and toxin delivery devices. They will be designed, assembled and trialled in regional centres. …more
November 1, 2019 2:37 pm
Predator Free 2050 Limited’s Draft Predator Free 2050 Research Strategy 2020 – 2024 is now available and will guide funding investment through to 2024.
The draft strategy is being made publicly available to encourage co-funding requests from researchers planning projects that will commence in the period 2020-24. …more
September 23, 2019 1:53 pm
Predator Free 2050 Limited is seeking applications from students wishing to conduct possum, rat or mustelid fieldwork projects, particularly in urban and rural landscapes.
Up to five honours and post-graduate students will be funded up to $30,000 each, for operational and associated laboratory expenses. …more
September 18, 2019 12:07 pm
The second issue of Target 0 is out, with its quarterly round-up of news from large landscape and research projects around the country.
We now have over 72,000ha targeted for removal of at least one introduced predator and protection from reinvasion.
With Taranaki, Hawke’s Bay and Wellington operations well underway, 95 jobs have been created and Waiheke and Dunedin are also hiring.