Drones to assist with Dingo Fence monitoring


The University of Adelaide’s Unmanned Research Aircraft Facility (URAF) recently featured in an article by The Lead.

The URAF will be involved in a trial using their drones to monitor the Dingo Fence in outback Australia.

The Dingo Fence, which was established to protect livestock from attacks by wild dogs and native dingos runs continuously for 5400 kilometres. The trial will see the drones being used to target weak spots along the fence line.

“Feral animals and pests like wild dogs destroy infrastructure and livestock and their numbers are growing as they move further south across pastoral land.

The use of drones to inspect fences will save time, money and effort.”

Read the full article.

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