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Egan Peaks Nature Reserve

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Current alerts in this area

Last reviewed: Mon 2 November 2020, 4.32pm

Applies from Fri 16 Oct 2020, 1.46pm to Fri 16 Apr 2021, 12.01am. Last reviewed: Mon 2 Nov 2020, 4.32pm.

Other planned events: 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 Friday 16 October to Friday 16 April 2021.

The baited parks, reserves and state conservation areas include:

  • Araluen Nature Reserve
  • Badja Swamps Nature Reserve
  • Berlang State Conservation Area
  • Bondi Gulf Nature Reserve
  • Coolumbooka Nature Reserve
  • Deau 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.

For further information call the NPWS Merimbula area office on 02 6495 5000.

Nearby alerts

Applies from Sun 29 Nov 2020, 5.00pm to Wed 2 Dec 2020, 8.00am. Last reviewed: Fri 27 Nov 2020, 4.57pm

Closed parks: Nadgee Nature Reserve closed for pest control operations

Nadgee Nature Reserve is closed from 5pm, Sunday 29 November to 8am Wednesday 2 December 2020 for an aerial pest control operation. Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the local park office on 02 6495 5000.

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Applies from Fri 27 Nov 2020, 3.10pm to Wed 2 Dec 2020, 3.12pm. Last reviewed: Thu 26 Nov 2020, 3.20pm

Closed areas: Aerial pest management program for feral animal control

An aerial feral pest management program involving shooting is happening in Nadgee Nature Reserve. It is dangerous to be in the reserve while this is happening.

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Applies from Fri 27 Nov 2020, 8.00am to Wed 2 Dec 2020, 5.00pm. Last reviewed: Fri 27 Nov 2020, 8.59am

Closed areas: Light to Light walk closure

Light to Light walk within Boyd National Park will be closed for aerial an pest control operation from 8am, Friday 27 November until Wednesday 2 December 2020 for an aerial pest control operation.

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

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Applies from Tue 24 Nov 2020, 3.35pm to Thu 10 Dec 2020, 4.25pm. Last reviewed: Tue 24 Nov 2020, 4.40pm

Closed areas: Waalimma and Genoa section closure - aerial pest control operation

The Waalimma and Genoa section of South East Forests National Park will be closed from 9am Sunday 22 November until 11pm Thursday 9 December 2020 for an aerial pest control operation. The closure includes Waalimma campground.

Park through roads remain open, including Nungatta Creek Road and Poole Road. Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the local NPWS office 02 6458 5900.

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Applies from Thu 12 Nov 2020, 2.19pm to Sun 31 Jan 2021, 2.23pm. Last reviewed: Thu 12 Nov 2020, 3.35pm

Other planned events: Weed spraying program

A weed spraying program will take place in the Nungatta section of South East Forests National Park between Saturday 14 November 2020 and Friday 29 January 2021. The areas affected include:

  • Nungatta Creek Road
  • Nungatta Road
  • Baelcoola East trail
  • Nungatta Creek

The weed spraying will aim to control St John's wort, Pattersons curse, serrated tussock, purple top verbena, blackberry, briar rose and thistles. For more information, please contact the NPWS Bombala area office on 02 6458 5900.

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Applies from Fri 16 Oct 2020, 1.46pm to Fri 16 Apr 2021, 12.01am. Last reviewed: Mon 2 Nov 2020, 4.32pm

Other planned events: 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 Friday 16 October to Friday 16 April 2021.

The baited parks, reserves and state conservation areas include:

  • Araluen Nature Reserve
  • Badja Swamps Nature Reserve
  • Berlang State Conservation Area
  • Bondi Gulf Nature Reserve
  • Coolumbooka Nature Reserve
  • Deau 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.

For further information call the NPWS Merimbula area office on 02 6495 5000.

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Applies from Sun 22 Nov 2020, 11.25am to Thu 3 Dec 2020, 11.30am. Last reviewed: Mon 9 Nov 2020, 1.03pm

Closed areas: Aerial pest control operation - Glen Bog section closed

All of the Glen Bog section of the South East Forests National Park will be closed to facilitate aerial pest control.

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Applies from Sun 22 Nov 2020, 12.01am to Thu 3 Dec 2020, 11.59pm. Last reviewed: Mon 9 Nov 2020, 1.03pm

Closed areas: Aerial pest control closure area - Tantawangalo section

Parts of the Tantawangalo section of South East Forests National Park will be closed to facilitate aerial pest control operations. The closed areas include:

  • Nunnock campground
  • Nunnock grasslands walking tracks
  • Alexanders Hut
  • Alexanders Hut campground
  • Packers Swamp
  • Dragon Swamp

The following areas will remain open:

  • Six Mile Creek campground
  • Tantawangalo Mountain Road
  • Postmans track from Tatawangalo Mountain Road to the campground
  • Postmans campground
  • Pipers lookout

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Applies from Sun 4 Oct 2020, 9.37am. Last reviewed: Tue 6 Oct 2020, 9.31am

Closed areas: Detour via Waratah Road South

Waratah Road North in South East Forests National Park is closed due to planned bridge works. You can still access Pheasants Peak track head via Waratah Road South off Coolangubra Forest Way. Detour signs are in place around the closed section of Waratah Road North. Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the NPWS Bombala office on 02 6458 5900.

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Applies from Mon 20 Jul 2020, 11.07pm. Last reviewed: Tue 28 Jul 2020, 8.48am

Closed areas: Areas closed due to bushfire damange

Some areas in this park remain closed due to bushfire damage.  Do not enter closed sections of the park. Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information contact 1300 072 757 (13000 PARKS).

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Applies from Thu 28 May 2020, 12.38pm. Last reviewed: Mon 27 Jul 2020, 9.16am

Other planned events: Green Cape Lighthouse

Green Cape Lighthouse is closed for tours until further notice to protect the health and safety of our visitors and staff. The lighthouse precinct is open.

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Applies from Thu 30 Jan 2020, 2.39pm to Tue 1 Dec 2020, 11.00pm. Last reviewed: Thu 2 Jul 2020, 10.56am

Closed parks: Park closed - bushfire damage and ground and aerial pest control operations

This park is closed due to significant bushfire damage. NSW National Parks is also conducting ground and aerial pest control programs as part of the bushfire recovery. Do not enter this park.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information contact 1300 072 757 (13000 PARKS).

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Applies from Wed 1 Jul 2020, 4.07pm to Thu 31 Dec 2020, 4.08pm. Last reviewed: Sun 26 Jul 2020, 4.40pm

Other planned events: 1080 Ground Baiting Program targeting foxes

NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) is conducting a ground baiting program for foxes using fresh meat, manufactured baits and CPEs containing 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate). The program will be ongoing and continuous from July 1,2020 to December 31st, 2020. The baited reserves include:

  • South East Forests National Park
  • Eurobodalla National Park
  • Mimosa Rocks National Park
  • Bournda National Park and Nature Reserve
  • Ben Boyd National Park
  • Gulaga National Park

There will be signs at entrance and exits to the 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.

For further information call the NPWS Merimbula Office on 02 6405 5000.

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Local alerts

For the latest updates on fires, closures and other alerts in this area, see https://www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/visit-a-park/parks/egan-peaks-nature-reserve/local-alerts

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