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Virtual fence installed at Sisters Beach to protect local Tasmanian devil population from decimation on the road

Meg Powell
By Meg Powell
Updated December 20 2020 - 11:55pm, first published 11:51pm
SOUND: Sisters Beach resident Fiona Loughran and councillor Celisa Edwards examine a newly installed beeper on a virtual fence designed to protect wildlife from cars. Picture: Meg Powell

One hundred tiny beepers spread over three kilometres of road may just save a local Tasmanian Devil population from being decimated by cars.


Meg Powell

Meg Powell


Meg Powell has been a journalist for the Advocate Newspaper in North-West Tasmania since 2019. She has covered a range of areas and issues including crime, health, environmental issues, business, social affairs , the arts and education. Got a story to share? Email or call 0448 302 029

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