Applies from Sun 17 Oct 2021, 12.01am to Sun 17 Apr 2022, 10.52am. Last reviewed: Thu 28 Oct 2021, 4.53pm.
Other planned events: Notice of 1080 Pest Management Program
NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) is conducting a baiting program using fresh meat, manufactured baits and CPEs containing 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of wild dogs. The program will be ongoing and continuous from Sunday 17 October 2021 to Sunday 17 April 2022.
The baited parks, reserves and state conservation areas include:
- Araluen Nature Reserve
- Berlang SCA
- Badja Swamps Nature Reserve
- Berlang State Conservation Area
- Deua National Park
- Egan Peaks Nature Reserve
- Kooraban National Park
- Majors Creek State Conservation Area
- Monga National Park and State Conservation Area
- South East Forests National Park
- Wadbilliga National Park
- Yurramie State Conservation Area
There will be signs at all baiting locations.
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 in the vicinity must be restrained or muzzled and must not enter the baiting location. In the event of accidental poisoning seek immediate veterinary assistance.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For further information, please call the Merimbula area office on 02 6495 5000.