Applies from Tue 21 May 2019, 9.04am. Last reviewed: Sun 4 Aug 2019, 12.17pm.
Other planned events: Areas closed for aerial spraying program
NSW National Parks will continue herbicide spraying between Monday 5 August and Friday 30 August 2019. For public safety, the areas being treated will be closed temporarily on the day they are sprayed. The areas in Myall Lakes National Park to be sprayed are:
- Yaccaba Headland
- Bennetts Beach
- Broughton Island
The herbicide used in this program is metsulfuron methyl 600WG. NPWS staff will be present during the helicopter spray operation. Please ensure you follow the advice on all warning signs and the directions given by NPWS staff.
This spraying program is being carried out to control bitou bush on headlands and beaches in:
- Myall Lakes National Park (including Broughton Island)
- Little Broughton Island Nature Reserve
Spraying was not completed between Monday 3 June and Sunday 30 June 2019 due to unsuitable weather conditions. The remaining spraying is expected to take 3 days to complete with suitable weather. Spraying has now been completed in Booti Booti National Park, Corrie Island Nature Reserve, Stormpetrel Nature Reserve and the Seal Rocks area of Myall Lakes National Park. Thank you to everyone for their cooperation.
For more information, please call the NPWS Manning Great Lakes area office on 02 6591 0300.