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2,173 projects
1,811,761 records added
149,944 predators killed this year,

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Set up or join an existing project

Joining a project is easy. Search for a project near you. When you find the right project, click the “Request to join project” button.

If there isn’t a project near you, create your own! Mark out your trapping area using the online map, add your contact details and start trapping.

Enter trap and bait station data

Use the website at home or the app out in the field. Organise your traps in lines (a route along which a trapper sets traps) or keep it simple. Once your traps are set up, add catches at your convenience.

Generate reports

Produce reports and maps to help understand your progress. Learn which traps are most effective and where extra work is required. Easily see which traps need to be checked. Track the number of catches of by species. Generate reports for funding applications. Create maps to share your progress on social media.