Effectiveness of coypu control in small Italian wetland areas

@inproceedings{Bertolino2005EffectivenessOC,
  title={Effectiveness of coypu control in small Italian wetland areas},
  author={Sandro Bertolino and Aurelio Perrone and Laura Gola},
  year={2005}
}
Introduced coypu (Myocastor coypus) damage crops and natural vegetation and undermine riverbanks. We controlled coypu with cage traps to protect vegetation in 3 wetlands in the Park of the Rivers Po and Orba (northwestern Italy). During a 3-year trial, coypu were controlled in the Natural Reserve of Valenza (NRV), an area with a low degree of colonization, but not in one with a high immigration rate. In NRV park wardens were involved for 18 man-days of work annually, and the cost was 1,518… CONTINUE READING

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