Applies from Thu 27 Apr 2017, 1.28pm to Fri 5 May 2017, 1.18pm. Last reviewed: Thu 27 Apr 2017, 1.58pm
Closed areas: Aerial spraying program in Crowdy Bay National Park
Some areas of this park are closed between Monday 1 May to Friday 5 May 2017 within Crowdy Bay National Park. These areas are closed due to the aerial spraying program of the weed plant species Bitou Bush. Spraying will not be undertaken within 150 meters of the campground, nearby residences or during weather conditions where spray drift may impact on these areas. Areas treated will be sprayed with Glyphosate and/or Metsulfuron Methyl (Roundup and/or Brushoff).
Closed areas are:
- Beach Access Kylie Beach campground
- Beach Access Fig Tree and Mermaid picnic areas
- Beach Access Abbey Creek
- Humbug fire trail
- Fig Tree Road
- Mermaid and Fig Tree picnic areas
- Abbey Creek picnic area
- Diamond Head Loop walk, Forest walking track, Mermaid lookout track, Metcalfes walking track
Areas will be closed to public access and will be patrolled and cleared of people by NPWS prior to spraying. These areas will remain closed until barriers and signs are removed. Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please contact NPWS Manning Hastings area office (Port Macquarie) on (02) 6588 5555 or visit the NSW National Parks safety page for park safety guidelines.
Affects 1 park and 6 locations nearby.