Article image
Article image
Article image
Article image
Article image
This article displays in one automatically-generated column. View the full page to see article in its original form.

ACCLIMATISATION MATTERS.

CONFERENCE OF DELEGATE?,

WELLINGTON, September 30. The Conference sat this afternoon.

Concerning the opening of the shooting season, it was resolved that the season in the North Island extend over May, June, and July, and in the South Island over April, May, June, and July, the societies in the latter to restrict shooting to three or four months according to local circumstances. The Conference expressed the opinion that encouragement should be given for the destruction of stoats, weasels, and ferrets in settled districts, subject to the concurrence, of acclimatisation societies of the districts concerned. It was resolved to ask the Government to make more effective provision respecting the pollution of streams by the discharge of deleterious substances from sheep-dips, fellmongeries, and other works, also that the Government be requested to consider whether rabbit poisoning can be confined to the use of poisons not likely to be taken by game. In regard to riparian rights, it was decided that. in future the Government should arrange, in the caseof resumed estates, that river banks, a chain on each side, should be reserved for the use of anglers, sportsmen, and camping parties, the owner of the land, of course, having access.

It was decided to approach the Government on the question of the introduction of salmon ova, and to recommend that the ova be placed under the control of the Otago Society only; also that financial assistance be granted that society for the maintenance of the salmon.

This article text was automatically generated and may include errors. View the full page to see article in its original form.
Permanent link to this item

https://paperspast.natlib.govt.nz/newspapers/ESD18971001.2.4

Bibliographic details

ACCLIMATISATION MATTERS., Issue 10434, 1 October 1897

Word Count
246

ACCLIMATISATION MATTERS. Issue 10434, 1 October 1897

  1. New formats

    Papers Past now contains more than just newspapers. Use these links to navigate to other kinds of materials.

  2. Hierarchy

    These links will always show you how deep you are in the collection. Click them to get a broader view of the items you're currently viewing.

  3. Search

    Enter names, places, or other keywords that you're curious about here. We'll look for them in the fulltext of millions of articles.

  4. Search

    Browsed to an interesting page? Click here to search within the item you're currently viewing, or start a new search.

  5. Search facets

    Use these buttons to limit your searches to particular dates, titles, and more.

  6. View selection

    Switch between images of the original document and text transcriptions and outlines you can cut and paste.

  7. Tools

    Print, save, zoom in and more.

  8. Explore

    If you'd rather just browse through documents, click here to find titles and issues from particular dates and geographic regions.

  9. Need more help?

    The "Help" link will show you different tips for each page on the site, so click here often as you explore the site.

Working