The fluctuating fur skin industry has been unable to retain possum numbers to a manageable level. They have had and still are having a detrimental effect on the biodiversity of New Zealand’s natural fauna and flora.

The New Zealand government, rate payers and farmers have spent millions of dollars over the past fifteen years on reducing possum numbers when the fur industry had bottomed out.

Basically Bush strives to operate in such a way as to have the least negative environmental impact possible. In 2012 Basically Bush received a Highly Commended Award from the Westpac Manawatu Business Awards.

Read more about our sustainable processes here