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Nunnock Swamp and Grasslands walking tracks

South East Forest National Park

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Upcoming management events
Date Event Title
17 March 2024 Closed areas Areas closed for aerial pest control operation Details

Applies from Sun 17 Mar 2024, 2.00pm to Fri 22 Mar 2024, 2.00pm. Last reviewed: Tue 6 Feb 2024, 9.51am

The following parks, reserves and areas will be closed from 2pm Sunday 17th of March until 2pm Friday 22nd of March 2024 for an aerial pest control operation:

  • Beowa National Park, Including the Light to Light walk, Green Cape Lighthouse, Bittangabee campground and Saltwater campground
  • Nadgee Nature Reserve, Including the Nadgee Wilderness Walk
  • The Waalimma and Genoa section of South East Forest National Park (Nungatta area)

Main thoroughfares through the Nungatta section of South East Forest NP will remain open however residents, visitors and members of the public should not enter adjoining closed sections of National Park.

This program will involve aerial shooting during daylight hours. Feral species targeted under this program include deer, goats, pigs, foxes and other pests. It aims to reduce the significant impact they have on native plants and animals including threatened species.

The closed areas will be sign-posted at relevant access points. Visitors should avoid these areas and not enter the closed areas during this time. Please follow directions from NPWS officers and NPWS authorised contractors.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please contact the NPWS Merimbula area office on 02 6495 5000.

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24 March 2024 Closed areas Areas closed for aerial pest control operation Details

Applies from Sun 24 Mar 2024, 2.00pm to Thu 28 Mar 2024, 2.00pm. Last reviewed: Tue 6 Feb 2024, 11.03am

The following sections of park will be closed to the public from 2pm Sunday 24 March until 2pm Thursday 28 March 2024 for an aerial pest control operation:

  • Badja Swamps Nature Reserve
  • Deua National Park – West of Merricumbene Fire Trail
  • South East Forest National Park including: Alexanders campground and Nunnock campground
  • Wadbilliga National Park – West of Wadbilliga 

Campgrounds in Deua National Park and Wadbilliga National Park will remain open during this operation.

This program will involve aerial shooting during daylight hours. Feral species targeted under this program include deer, goats, pigs, foxes and other pests. It aims to reduce the significant impact they have on native plants and animals including threatened species.

Closure signs will be established at all visitor access points to the shooting area. Visitors should not enter the shooting area during the closure period.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please contact the NPWS Merimbula area office on 02 6495 5000

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