2 December 2021
The Australian Government funded a recent successful trial of thermal-assisted aerial control of fallow and red deer in the Limestone Coast region of South Australia. Many more deer were found than anticipated, hiding in thick vegetated areas.
“Thermal-assisted aerial culling in vegetated areas adds a new tool to the suite of management aerial options to tackle the growing feral deer problem,” Minister Littleproud said
Videos of aerial surveying available here