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Goal Map feral animal sightings in your area
Task Download the FeralScan app and begin recording sightings
Where Australia

FeralScan ( is a community website that allows you to map sightings of pest animals and record the problems they are causing in your local area. FeralScan will have direct benefits to farmers, community groups and individuals managing pest animals and their impacts.

Laptop and iphone FeralScan views
FeralScan is freely available and can be used by farmers, local communities, Landcare groups, local government, pest controllers, schools and individuals anywhere in Australia. Data entered into FeralScan can be used to help coordinate on ground control to address the problems pest animals are causing in your local area and across the country. FeralScan provides lots of useful resources.

How to Join

Anyone who makes a sighting of one of the listed pest species can participate in this project by simply submitting their sightings as soon as possible after making them.

1. Enter pest animal sightings, damage and control activities in your local area
2. Examine the latest pest animal map for your local area
3. Create and print your own pest animal maps
4. View or upload photos
5. Access the latest resources
6. Connect with community action groups in your area.

Ideal Age Group Adults
Tags freshwater, ipac, limnetic, nrm, pest animals, pestsmart, terrestrial
Project Updated 05/23/2018