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The Route­burn Dart Wildlife Trust ben­e­fited from Cen­tral Lakes Trust’s lat­est fund­ing round with a grant of $100,000 to help pur­chase and in­stall 120km of preda­tor traplines in the Rees and Dart River Val­leys. A to­tal of 590 stoat kill and 295 cat kill traps will be pur­chased to pro­tect na­tive birds and im­prove nest­ing suc­cess. There are cur­rently five na­tive bird species un­der se­ri­ous threat of ex­tinc­tion.

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