Rat trapping in the back yard
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Show your backyards some love this Conservation Week. Get involved by protecting, growing, nurturing and caring for our nature.






On the Conservation blog

  • Now what? How to live and breathe Conservation Week
    Conservation Week is coming to an end, but that doesn't mean we stop protecting, growing, nurturing and caring for our nature. Here are ways to turn Conservation Week into a conservation lifetime.
  • Top tips for backyard trapping
    We've been trapping rats and mice for quite a while now here at DOC, so we know a thing or two about how to catch them. Here are our top tips for backyard trapping.
  • How kiwis are celebrating Conservation Week
    It's Conservation Week. Our Threatened Species Ambassador Nicola Toki is taking part by showing her backyard some love, and some of her famous friends are celebrating too.
  • How to build a backyard trapping tunnel
    It's Conservation Week from the 14th - 22nd of October. You can get involved by protecting the native species in your neighborhood from rats and mice. To do that you'll need a trap and a trapping tunnel.

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