Feral animals and other pests
The Brisbane area suffers from quite a few introduced and native pest species. Particularly problematic in our catchment are:
- Feral Deer
- Cane Toads
- Wild dogs
- Feral Cats
- Non-native fish – Tilapia
Other species which may become a problem include:
- Red-Eared Slider Turtles
- Common Myna Birds
And of course our old friends mosquitos, midges, ticks, and pest ants (particularly fire ants).
The Brisbane City Council provides detailed information on feral pests and what to do about them on its web page here.
Recent changes to the Land Protection (Pest and Stock Route Management) Act 2002 have formally recognised the significant environmental and social.. Read more about Feral Deer
It’s important to identify and report any infestations of fire ants on your property. These ants are a serious threat to our environment and to ou.. Read more about Fire Ants
Ticks can be bad in warm humid periods. Apart from the annoyance of itchy bites, some people are allergic to ticks, so it’s worth knowing more ab.. Read more about Ticks
MCCG Chairman Jim Pope took these photos of fish at the ‘swimming hole’ in the part of Moggill Creek that flows through parklands adjacent.. Read more about Tilapia