Applies from Mon 10 May 2021, 12.56pm to Fri 25 Jun 2021, 1.01pm. Last reviewed: Wed 5 May 2021, 12.34pm.
Other planned events: Closed areas for aerial spraying program
A number of areas will be closed for an aerial herbicide spraying operation between Monday 10 May 2021 and Friday 25 June 2021. For public safety, the areas being treated will be closed on the day they are sprayed. Advice on specific areas to be closed will be provided a week prior to spraying.
This spraying program is being carried out to control bitou bush on headlands and beaches in:
- Booti Booti National Park
- Saltwater National Park
- Tomaree National Park
- Myall Lakes National Park (including Broughton Island)
- Darawank Nature Reserve
- Khapphinghat Nature Reserve
- Stormpetrel Nature Reserve
- Little Broughton Island Nature Reserve
- and some adjoining Crown Lands
The program is expected to take 8 to 10 days to complete, weather dependent.
The herbicide used 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 staff.
For more information, call the NPWS Manning Great Lakes area office on 02 6591 0300.
Affects 5 locations in this park: