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      • Moutoa Progress Report 2019Moutoa Progress Report 2019

        In June 2018 RoM received resourcing from the Department of Conservation (DoC) to undertake urgent pest weed and animal control at Moutoa Bush Reserve which is part of the RoM Treaty of Waitangi settlement property inventory. The Reserve was identified as being under considerable threat by possum (Trichosurus vulpecula) to the point of near collapse of some of the canopy tree species. This work was prompted by a site visit carried out in April by Te Ao Turoa Enviro-Centre (TATEC)staff and a DoC representative.
        The workstreams required were identified as; brush tail possum control due to excessively high densities, an area of expanding tradescantia (Tradescantia fluminensis) infestation, and a mop up of new growth following previous Oldman’s Beard (Clematis vitelba) eradication undertaken over the last few years.

        This document is a full report of the Bush reserve pest, week and animal control measures.