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Fauna Sampling Manual: A guide to sampling techniques for wildlife research in WA


This guide supports a mentor-based training program designed to provide participants with sufficient field experience in the most common capture and sampling methods to qualify for licences to take or mark fauna in Western Australia. 

The aim of the guide and the training program is to capture and share the considerable experience that lies behind the implementation of sampling techniques, and therefore to foster the effective and ethical use of traps and other sampling techniques so that maximum conservation value is gained and minimum harm done to fauna.