Managing Wildlife Browsing and Grazing Losses

Damage by wildlife can result in significant costs to Tasmania's primary producers. The Department assists land managers to develop and implement effective integrated damage control strategies.

In this Topic

  • Browsing Animal Management Program
    Assistance is available to landowners to manage the damage and losses caused by wallabies and possums.
  • Managing Browsing Wildlife - Toolkit
    Achieve a successful wildlife management strategy through a proven planning framework and effectively implemented control options.
  • Crop Protection Permits
    Crop Protection Permits are issued to land managers who need to control damage by wildlife. DPIPWE works to assure sustainable populations of protected wildlife species while assisting Tasmanian farmers and foresters to reduce losses in productivity.
  • Property-Based Wildlife Management Plans
    Property-specific documents outline how game species will be managed on properties.
  • Tasmanian Wildlife Surveys
    Wildlife monitoring is an integral part of wildlife management and conservation that informs managers of the success or otherwise of their programs.

Contact

Browsing Animal Management Officer
Jonathan Knox
165 Westbury Road
PROSPECT TAS 7250
Phone: 0417 754 590
Fax: 6777 5154
Email: Jonathan.Knox@dpipwe.tas.gov.au

Browsing Animal Management Officer
Robbie Gaffney
134 Macquarie Street
HOBART TAS 7000
Phone: 0418 370 598
Email: Robbie.Gaffney@dpipwe.tas.gov.au