Applies from Mon 30 Oct 2023, 8.17am to Fri 19 Jan 2024, 11.22am. Last reviewed: Fri 24 Nov 2023, 10.30am.
Closed areas: Ash Island - 1080 Baiting Program - 30.10.2023 until 18.01.2024
Notice of 1080 program
NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) is conducting a ground baiting program in Hunter Wetlands National Park at Ash Island from 30 October 2023 to 18 January 2024.
The operation will use1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of foxes.
The program is designed to minimise predator impacts on wildlife, especially threatened species.
Signs will be placed at the entry to the baiting location. Domestic pets are not permitted in NSW National Parks managed lands. Pets and working dogs may be affected (1080 is lethal to cats and dogs). Pets and working dogs must be restrained or muzzled in the vicinity and must not enter the baiting location. In the event of accidental poisoning seek immediate veterinary assistance.
Please contact the NPWS Lower Area Office NPWS for more information on 4946 4100