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Applies from Thu 29 Feb 2024, 7.25pm to Fri 30 Aug 2024, 7.27pm. Last reviewed: Wed 17 Apr 2024, 7.00pm

Other planned events: NOTICE OF 1080 BAITING Mount Canobolas State Conservation Area

The NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) will be conducting a baiting program which will include the placement of ground baits and the use of Canid Pest Ejectors (CPE’s) containing 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of foxes.

The program will be continuous and ongoing between 1 March 2024 to 31 August 2024 within Mount Canobolas State Conservation Area.

All baiting locations will be identifiable by signs.

Please be reminded that domestic pets are not permitted on NPWS Estate. Pets and property 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 reserve or baiting location.

In the event of accidental poisoning seek immediate veterinary assistance.

For further information please call Ranger Jack Fry at the NPWS Central West Area Office at Bathurst on 02 6332 7640 or email: npws.centralwest@environment.nsw.gov.au

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Applies from Thu 29 Feb 2024, 7.18pm to Fri 30 Aug 2024, 7.21pm. Last reviewed: Tue 2 Apr 2024, 8.07am

Other planned events: Notice of ongoing ground baiting to control foxes using Poison 1080.

NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) is conducting ongoing ground baiting programs in this park from Friday 1st March 2024 to Friday 31st August 2024.

The operation will involve the use of CPE's containing 1080 poison (sodium fluoroacetate) for the control of wild dogs and foxes. Some red meat may also be used.

The program is designed to minimise the impact of foxes on wildlife, and to minimise the impact of wild dogs and foxes on neighbouring stock.

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 locations. In the event of accidental poisoning seek immediate veterinary assistance.

For more information, please contact the NPWS Bathurst area office on 02 6332 7640 or send an email. npws.centralwest@environment.nsw.gov.au

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Applies from Wed 15 Nov 2023, 8.00am to Thu 2 May 2024, 4.00pm. Last reviewed: Wed 7 Feb 2024, 11.01am

Closed areas: Southern loop section of Federal Falls Walking Track closed for maintenance

The southern loop section of Federal Falls walking track is closed for maintenance from 8am 15 November 2023 until 4pm 2 May 2024. 

During this time the Northern loop section is open providing access to Federal Falls. Signs will be in place to direct visitors to the correct section of track to use.

Penalties apply for non-compliance.

For further information, please contact the NPWS Central West Area office at Bathurst via email or phone 02 6332 7640.

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Applies from Mon 22 Jan 2024, 9.00am to Mon 22 Apr 2024, 4.00pm. Last reviewed: Mon 22 Jan 2024, 3.39pm

Other planned events: Weed spraying in Mount Canobolas State Conservation Area

Weed spraying contractors and NPWS staff will be targeting weeds in the Mount Canobolas State Conservation Area form Monday 22 January 2024 to Monday 22 April 2024.

Visitors are advised to be cautious as roads and walking tracks may be affected by contractor movements.

Do not pick and eat blackberries during this herbicide application period.

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Applies from Mon 7 Aug 2023, 11.49am to Thu 1 Aug 2024, 11.49am. Last reviewed: Wed 14 Feb 2024, 3.59pm

Closed areas: Craigmoor is usually closed to the public.

Craigmoor is usually closed to the public, however, tours may run during special events.  See the website or contact local office for information.

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Applies from Wed 6 Jul 2022, 2.56pm. Last reviewed: Tue 13 Jun 2023, 8.11am

Safety alerts: Golden Gully track access

Golden Gully will be closed to users when weather forecasts predict 20mm or more of rainfall within a 24 hour period. Erosion and hazards may be present within the gully during and following significant and prolonged periods of rainfall. Please take care and follow on site signage.

For more information contact the NPWS Hill End Historic Site office on 02 6370 9050.

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