Remote-controlled trapping pen
Motion cameras operate trap door.
Animals tracking collar
Tracks movement of feral animals.
For The Nature Conservancy, its evolution from managing preserves to protecting entire landscapes and seascapes has meant a significant expansion in its conservation efforts. And with that expansion has come a realization: Given the limitations of staff and resources, success on a large scale cannot be achieved by conventional means. New tools and technologies are needed.
The response to that challenge has been a wave of innovation. Indeed, the Conservancy is leading the way in developing new tools and technologies to detect and control the spread of invasive species. These new technologies are extending the reach of conservation, enabling the Conservancy to work at the speed, depth and scale that are needed to protect our native forests and coral reefs.
New tools include: