A REPORT detailing short term solutions to provide relief for neighbours of the the Tenambit Flying Fox Camp will go before council this week.
The report includes tree trimming, weed removal on private land up to a budget of $15,000 at no cost to the recipient landholders, subject to receipt of a threatened species license for the works, and landholder authorisation.
Finally, if approved, council officers will prepare a report which will come back to council once works are completed.
"This report provides the short term activities available to provide some relief to surrounding residents whilst limiting impact to the habitat as a camp," the report read.
"A further report will be provided on completion of the Ecosure investigation to develop the long term strategy for the camp.
"At this current time, the Tenambit Flying Fox Camp is currently vacant with the flying foxes still not returning, presumably due to the cold conditions.
"It was noted at the site inspection that some flying foxes must be in the area feeding, however they are not roosting on site.
"Proactive camp management as suggested by the Department of Planning, Industry and Environment includes a hierarchy of actions that is based on the principles of using the lowest form of intervention required."
Other activities suggested in the report include odor neutralising gel, deterrent sprinkler system and community education.
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