The Peel Harvey Biosecurity Group has equipment available for landholders within our operational area to loan free of charge.
The first step for landholders interested in hiring equipment is to fill in our Expression of Equipment online form and wait for a PHBG staff member to get in touch or contact the PHBG Outreach officer on 0438 741 875.
Some of our larger pieces of equipment are loaned out as part of a larger seasonal control program which may have additional instructions. Those details are outlined below.
Soft Jaw Traps
The PHBG have three weed wipers, two large and one small, that landholders can loan free of charge to assist them in their control of the toxic declared weed Cape tulip.
Follow the link below to read about the weed wiper program and how you can access this equipment.
matlock pig traps
The PHBG run a successful pig trapping program using the Matlock trapping system.
Landholders that notice pig trapping activity on their properties can contact the PHBG Lead Field Officer, on 0419 736 207, to discuss pig trapping options and find out if the Matlock System is a suitable option.