Feral pig management at Lake MuirProject Completed before: June 30, 2013
This project will implement on-ground threat abatement work, through trapping and humane disposal of pigs, to protect and enhance the Lake Muir Byenup Ramsar wetland. This will be in collaboration with all key stakeholders to maximise resources and investment. This will allow the recovery of endangered species including: Caledenia christinea (Christines Spider Orchid), Caledenia harringtonea (Harringtons Spider Orchid), Drakea micrantha (Dwarf Hammer Orchid), Meziella trifida (Three lobed meziella), K glabrata (Northcliffe glabrata), Spicospina flammocaerulea (Sunset Frog), Engaewa Waloplea (Walpole burrowing crayfish), Reedia spathacea (Reedia bush), and Setonix brachyurus (Quokka).
The Control of feral pigs will be conducted over 1,377 hectares of the Lake Muir Byenup Wetlands and surrounding agricultural lan.