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Dapper Nature Reserve

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Upcoming management events

Upcoming management events
Date Event Title
1 October 2020 Fire bans Park fire ban Details

Applies from Thu 1 Oct 2020, 12.00am to Wed 31 Mar 2021, 11.59pm. Last reviewed: Fri 18 Sep 2020, 5.04pm

A park fire ban is in place in this park and remains in effect unless otherwise extended or removed. During park fire ban periods, all campfire and solid fuel (wood, heat beads, charcoal, briquettes, hexamine) barbecues and stoves are prohibited. Gas and electric barbecues and cookers are permitted as long as:

  • They're under direct control of an adult
  • The ground within 2m of the barbecue is cleared of all flammable materials
  • There's an adequate supply of water (minimum of a bucket)

If a Total Fire Ban is in place, different rules apply. Contact the local park office before bringing a gas or electric barbecue or cooker.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information about fire bans in parks and reserves including your responsibilities, visit the NSW National Parks fire safety page.


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Applies from Mon 31 Aug 2020, 1.27pm to Wed 30 Sep 2020, 1.28pm. Last reviewed: Wed 16 Sep 2020, 11.32am

Other incidents: Fire trail closures

All fire trails within the following parks are closed until further notice due to wet conditions:

  • Goonoo National Park and State Conservation Area
  • Breelong National Park
  • Coolbaggie Nature Reserve

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, call the NPWS Dubbo area office on 02 6841 7100.

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Applies from Sun 17 May 2020, 12.36pm to Thu 1 Oct 2020, 12.38pm. Last reviewed: Thu 11 Jun 2020, 5.05pm

Other planned events: Notice of 1080 baiting

NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) will be conducting a baiting program using meat baits, meat bait products and canid pest ejectors containing 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of wild dogs and foxes. The program will be ongoing and take place between Sunday 17 May 2020 and Thursday 1 October 2020 in the following parks and conservation areas:

  • Goonoo National Park
  • Goonoo State Conservation Area
  • Breelong National Park
  • Cobbora State Conservation Area 
  • Coolbaggie Nature Reserve

All baiting locations will be signposted.

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 further information please call the NPWS Dubbo area office on 02 6841 7100.

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