Story: Conservation – a history

Deer cullers’ camp

Deer cullers’ camp

Deer cullers spent several months at a time working from remote camps in mountainous country. This base camp at Cameron Flat, in Otago, pictured in 1930, seems well established and relatively comfortable, with trophy antlers on display.

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Simon Nathan, 'Conservation – a history - Control of introduced animals', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 23 October 2021)

Story by Simon Nathan, published 24 Sep 2007, updated 1 Aug 2015