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Central Ranges

Water:  Reducing the impacts of pest animals

Low Priority

What is this issue

Over-grazing and pugging - by other animals (unmanaged grazing - by pigs, deer and goats) affecting aquatic habitat.

Impacts of the issue

  • Decline and loss of palatable and grazing-sensitive species
  • Increased risk of erosion and weed invasion
  • Decline in condition of native vegetation and suitability of habitat for native species

Causes

  • Insufficient control of pest animals 
  • Difficulty of control
  • Low priority for private and public land managers

Strategies and Actions

Note - Actions are yet to be developed. We welcome your feedback.