Applies from Mon 5 Jun 2023, 1.29pm to Fri 30 Jun 2023, 1.30pm. Last reviewed: Wed 31 May 2023, 1.44pm
Closed areas: Notice of 1080 aerial baiting program
NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) will be conducting an aerial baiting program using fresh meat containing 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of wild dogs and foxes. The program will be conducted between Monday 19th June and Friday 30 June 2023. Affected parks and reserves include:
- Bees Nest Nature Reserve
- Budawang National Park
- Bungonia National Park
- Bungonia State Conservation Area
- Coolumbooka Nature Reserve
- Deua National Park
- Gourock National Park
- Kooraban National Park
- Monga National Park
- Morton National Park
- Morton State Conservation Area
- Nadgigomar Nature Reserve
- South East Forest National Park
- Tallaganda National Park
- Tallaganda State Conservation Area
- Tarlo River National Park
- Wadbilliga National Park
All baiting locations will be identifiable by signs.
Domestic pets are not permitted in NSW national parks and reserves. 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.
For more information, contact the South Coast Branch Pest Officer at the NPWS Merimbula office on (02) 6495 5000
Penalties apply for non-compliance.
Affects 2 parks nearby.