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Biddon State Conservation Area

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Applies from Fri 12 Apr 2024, 10.21am to Fri 19 Apr 2024, 10.22am. Last reviewed: Sun 14 Apr 2024, 11.04am

Other planned events: Hazard reduction burning

The National Parks and Wildlife Service will be conducting a hazard reduction burn in the northern section of Warrumbungle National Park from Monday 15 April to Friday 19 April 2024.

Walking tracks and campgrounds will not be impacted by this burn and will remain OPEN.

 

This burn is called Warrumbungle FPFA South HR. For more information, contact the local NPWS office or visit the Rural Fire Service website.

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Applies from Fri 15 Mar 2024, 1.23pm to Thu 25 Apr 2024, 10.00am. Last reviewed: Mon 8 Apr 2024, 9.23am

Other planned events: Camp Blackman amenity block under construction

Camp Blackman 1 has been CLOSED for construction of a new amenities block from October to mid April 2024, subject to construction timeframes.

There is temporary amenities available for guest use at Camp Blackman 3 during this period. Every effort is also being made to have the new amenity block open for use over the Easter weekend, however will close again after Easter Monday for final works to be completed.

 

Camp Blackman 2 and 3 remain open.

 

For more information, contact the Warrumbungle National Park Visitor Centre (02) 6825 4364.

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Applies from Thu 2 Feb 2023, 9.20am. Last reviewed: Thu 14 Mar 2024, 2.05pm

Safety alerts: Reduce speed and drive to conditions

Ongoing wet weather has impacted the roads in this reserve, leaving them washed out and/or under water for long periods of time. While they have dried out, access trails can still have rough surfaces and require maintenance. Please reduce speed, drive to conditions, and be aware of your surroundings. Heavy plant may be working in the area and care should be taken if you come across them. 

 

For more information, contact the NPWS Dubbo area office on 02 6841 7100.

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Applies from Mon 1 Jan 2024, 4.16pm. Last reviewed: Mon 8 Apr 2024, 9.23am

Closed areas: Section of Pincham trail to Grand High Tops closed due to rock fall hazard

The Breadknife walk (Pincham trail between Dagda turnoff and the Grand High Tops summit) is closed until further notice due to rock fall hazard. Do not enter the area.

Detour to Grand High Tops summit is via Dagda shortcut. Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information contact the Warrumbungle National Park Visitor Center on 02 6825 4364.

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Applies from Fri 16 Aug 2019, 2.44pm to Wed 1 Jan 2025, 2.39pm. Last reviewed: Mon 8 Apr 2024, 9.23am

Other planned events: Notice of 1080 ground and aerial baiting program

NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) carries out continuous ground 1080 baiting in Warrumbungle National Park for the control of foxes. Meat baits and canid pest ejectors (CPE's) containing 1080 sodium fluoroacetate poison are laid in the Park north of Timor Road/John Renshaw Parkway. In addition to this, an aerial 1080 baiting program is also carried out every six weeks to reach inaccessible areas also north of Timor Road/John Renshaw Parkway.

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, and 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.

This program protects the endangered brush-tailed rock-wallaby. For more information, contact the NPWS Castlereagh area office on 02 6843 4000.

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