Tag: brown tree snakes

February 10, 2020

JWM: Choppers firing painkiller bait control tree snakes

Toxic bait cartridges automatically fired from helicopters may be the first successful way to efficiently reduce numbers of invasive brown tree snakes at the landscape scale on the island of...

January 24, 2020

Watch: Scientists work to improve brown tree snake detection

New research shows that invasive brown tree snakes (Boiga irregularis) behavior makes it harder for researchers to detect them in Guam. The snakes have caused ecological problems in the Pacific...

October 18, 2016

Plenary examines the threat of invasive species

Wildlife professionals everywhere are struggling against the threat of invasive species. At Monday’s plenary symposium at the TWS 23rd Annual Conference, three experts offered insight on this universal challenge, laying...