DNA Mapping 2022

In Friesland, based on the analysis results of the first year, the trap intensity along the presumed inflow locations in Friesland has been increased. More traps have also been placed here. This evaluates management efficiency through a second round of DNA analysis.

DNA will be collected from a maximum of 100 muskrats trapped in Friesland in 2022. The DNA of the individual muskrats will be compared to the base map created after the first year. In this way it is possible to trace migration and link it to the most likely source location.

The evaluation report will be available in September 2023.