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William Pledger's Wildlife
Management Service

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  0419 705 052

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South Burnett Possum Catcher 0419 705 052

with prices starting at $350.00, call us today.

As we continue to remove natural habitat for our own needs; possums lose their homes and have to looking for somewhere new to live. Unfortunately possums adopt the space in house roofs for daytime shelter since there are few tree hollows remaining. Part of our possum relocation service it to repair the area the possum is getting into your roof and to provide a possum box if required.



We conduct a brief site assessment to ascertain possible entry points. During the day the entry hole/holes are be repaired to prevent re-entry to the roof. This repair is done before we commence the trapping procedure to catch the possum in the roof,  and to ensure we have success catching the possum.

A 3 - 5 day trapping program is conducted which includes setting of a humane trap and checking it on a daily basis to catch the possum causing problems. Once the possum is caught the trap is reset to catch any further possums that may be still in the roof. Once we have caught all the
offending possums, we hold them until nightfall before we release them.  Where needed a possum box is supplied. The possum box is installed in a near by tree and the possum is released into it. This gives the possum a place to hide for the day and a place to go when released. EHP regulations state that possums are relocated no more than 25 meters away from point of capture. Because of this requirement it is important to ensure all entry points are repaired to prevent the possum from re-entering the roof. 

I offer the following services:

* Possum trapping & relocation

* Deterrent advice 

* Roof inspections

* Cavity and small place inspections

* Roof repairs (possum entry point only)



You must be licensed with the Department of Environment and Heritage Protection (EHP) to catch and remove native wildlife.

William Pledger's Wildlife Management Service operates under the following permit;
EHP Damage Mitigation Permit number: WIMP17707516


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