There are plenty of resources to draw inspiration from - below are a few links.
Health and Safety for Trappers
This short document was designed for trapping projects in Lower Hutt. There is a short section for trapping on public land. Talk to the Reserves Community Ranger at Hutt City Council for more info (email on Contact page)
- Health and Safety for Trappers (PDF, 670.09 kB)
A Practical Guide To Trapping
This guide was developed in 2019 by the Department of Conservation to support the work of trapping groups in Aotearoa. It contains DOC’s best practice trapping techniques for a range of introduced predators, pre- and post-trapping monitoring, and technical advice on the traps themselves.
Predator Free Hutt Valley hold physical copies of the guide (email requests).
Department of Conservation also have a great guide for building your own trapping tunnel: How to Make a Trap Box
Zelandia has compiled some great resources for schools, check them out here: Zealandia Education Page
Predator Free NZ website
This website has compiled resources on trapping and funding, among other subjects: Predator Free NZ
Landcare Research website
This website has up-to-date information on the welfare performance of traps, and a good guide for what’s been eating your chew cards: Landcare Research