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Sugar Creek picnic area

Wallingat National Park

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Applies from Mon 20 May 2024, 3.45pm to Fri 28 Jun 2024, 3.47pm. Last reviewed: Mon 20 May 2024, 3.50pm

Other incidents: Herbicide Spraying Operation Booti Booti National Park

A number of areas will be closed for an aerial herbicide spraying operation between Monday 3rd June 2024 and Friday 28th June 2024. 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 in Booti Booti National Park and some adjoining Crown Lands

 

The program is expected to take 5 to 10 days to complete, weather dependent.

 

The herbicide used is Metsulfuron methyl 600WG. NPWS staff will be present during the Remotely Piloted Aircraft (Drone) 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.

 

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Applies from Mon 22 Apr 2024, 12.44pm to Wed 12 Jun 2024, 12.47pm. Last reviewed: Fri 17 May 2024, 8.18am

Other planned events: Notice of 1080 aerial baiting program

NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) is conducting an aerial baiting program in Barakee National Park, Barrakee State Conservation Area, Biriwal Bulga National Park, Bugan Nature Reserve, Ghin-Doo-Ee National Park, Goonook Nature Reserve, Talawahl Nature Reserve, Tapin Tops National Park and Wallamba Nature Reserve from the 4th May 2024 to the 12th May 2024.

The operation will use 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of wild dogs and foxes.

The program is designed to minimise predator impacts on wildlife, especially threatened species, and to minimise the impact of wild dogs on neighbouring stock.

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 Manning Great Lakes Area office for more information on (02) 6591 0300

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Applies from Fri 3 May 2024, 3.57pm. Last reviewed: Tue 21 May 2024, 2.22pm

Closed areas: Ferny Creek Road repairs

Road works have begun on Ferny Creek Road and Ferny creek campground access trail. The closure will remian in place due to inclement weather and will re-open as soon as the trail is safe to do so.

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Applies from Fri 15 Mar 2024, 1.18pm to Fri 30 Aug 2024, 1.19pm. Last reviewed: Tue 23 Apr 2024, 12.26pm

Other planned events: Yacaaba Headland walking track upgrade

NPWS is upgrading Yacaaba Headland walking track in Myall Lakes National Park between March and August 2024 to address extensive erosion and risks to public safety. The track will remain open for the majority of the upgrade. Please follow safety signs and stay out of construction and revegetation areas. Check this alert for updates before your visit.

For further information, contact the NPWS Manning Great Lakes area office on 02 6591 0300 or via email.

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Applies from Wed 12 Oct 2022, 1.02pm to Tue 31 Dec 2024, 1.03pm. Last reviewed: Tue 14 May 2024, 3.39pm

Closed areas: Ferny Creek campground closed

Ferny Creek campground is closed until further notice due to a collapsed bridge on the access road.

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Applies from Fri 17 Dec 2021, 7.22pm. Last reviewed: Wed 8 May 2024, 7.21am

Safety alerts: Wallingat campground access

Wallingat campground access is off The Lakes Way via Sugar Creek Road and River Road. Do not use Barbies Road or Link Road which are inaccessible to vehicles.

For more information, contact the local NPWS office.

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Applies from Tue 27 Dec 2022, 12.56pm to Mon 2 Dec 2024, 1.00pm. Last reviewed: Fri 5 Apr 2024, 3.52pm

Closed areas: Mungo track detour due to flood damage

The boardwalk between Tamboi trail and Brambles Green campground is closed due to flood damage.

Walkers on the Mungo Track can take the detour at Mungo Brush. Please follow the walking track to the beach and then walk south for 4km. Take the slashed management trail which connects the beach to Mungo Brush Road to re-join the Mungo track.

For further information, please call Manning Great Lakes area office on 02 6591 0300.

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