Overview of Bait Mixing
How to apply gel bait:
Training for landscapers and yard maintenance companies
Watch this video to learn how to mix up your gel bait
New documentary from MISC! Another amazing video! (2016)
This wonderful video was made by MISC (Maui Invasive Species Committee). This is the shortened version but here is the full video for those interested: link (2014)
This video was created by HDOA and DLNR. A great tutorial on how to survey for LFA.
Easy to use recipe cards (with pictures) for mixing between 1 gallon of gel bait.
LFA Calendar & list of products: This calendar depicts one way to treat your property for LFA. It is not the only way to treat for LFA, although ANY treatment plan must include baiting treatments spaced 4-6 weeks apart. There are also descriptions of the different types of pesticides that you can choose from along with the most common active ingredient that are found in those types of pesticides.
Templates: Use for contacting your neighbors to get permission to treat and for planning a demonstration workday:
For those who have neighbors that live in Japan here are the permission and letter translated into Japanese: LFA Letter in Japanese
If you don’t know who owns the land use the TMK map: Hawaii County Tax Map Key (TMK) Look-Up — Find the property in question, click on it, and related info will appear in a sidebar to the right, including the TMK number. You can click on the “Print” icon in just above the map, and it will generate a one page report that shows the parcel on the map, the name and address and TMK below. You can print or save it as a .pdf to include in your communications to the neighbor.
Here are some other websites that are packed full of information on LFA. Check them out!
HAL has created a modified extinguisher to apply gel baits to very tall trees. Click here for the schematic.