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Bisdee, John (1871) Rabbits. Monthly Notices of Papers & Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania. pp. 46-48.
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The following paper on the rabbit nuisance, sent to the
secretary by Mr. John Bisdee, of Hutton Park, was read at
the August meeting of the Society:—
The destruction of rabbits is now, I believe, generally
admitted to have become absolutely necessary, and from my
own experience I have no hesitation in saying that had not
some means been found of destroying them, one more year
increasing at the rate they have been—would have ruined
every agricultural form near where rabbits were numerous,
and stock of all kinds must have starved. I have therefore
much pleasure in giving any information that will assist
fellow-sufferers in getting rid of one of the worst evils the
landholder ever had to contend with.
|Keywords:||Royal Society of Tasmania, Van Diemens Land, VDL, Hobart Town, natural sciences, proceedings, records|
|Journal or Publication Title:||Monthly Notices of Papers & Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania|
|Page Range:||pp. 46-48|
|Collections:||Royal Society Collection > Papers & Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania|
In 1843 the Horticultural and Botanical Society of Van Diemen's Land was founded and became the Royal Society of Van Diemen's Land for Horticulture, Botany, and the Advancement of Science in 1844. In 1855 its name changed to Royal Society of Tasmania for Horticulture, Botany, and the Advancement of Science. In 1911 the name was shortened to Royal Society of Tasmania.
|Date Deposited:||05 Oct 2012 03:01|
|Last Modified:||18 Nov 2014 04:43|
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