Indigenous rangers to use SpaceCows program to protect sacred sites and rock art from feral herds

New space technology will allow traditional owners to predict where cattle and buffalo are going and cull them or fence off important sites

Feral herds rubbing off rock art, trampling sacred ceremonial sites and destroying culturally significant waterways will be tackled with new space technology.

, Indigenous rangers to use SpaceCows program to protect sacred sites and rock art from feral herds, The Nzuchi Times Guardian

Balnggarrawarra ranger and Cape York’s Normanby Station traditional owner Vince Harrigan said existing technology allowed rangers to track feral cattle and buffalo through the Top End, but the new SpaceCows program would let them predict in advance where they’re going and cull them or fence off important sites.

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