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Lachlan Valley Nature Reserve

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Applies from Fri 18 Aug 2023, 1.34pm to Mon 30 Sep 2024, 8.00am. Last reviewed: Thu 18 Jul 2024, 10.19am

Closed areas: Campgrounds CLOSED

The following campgrounds will be CLOSED until further notice, due to flood damage. 

If you are unsure of where these campgrounds are, please refer to the campground maps provided when booking online. 

  • Benerembah - All campgrounds 
  • Cuba South - All campgrounds 
  • MIA 1 - Catfish Corner (eroded bank)
  • Uri - All campgrounds 
  • Dunnoon Lagoon (Little Platypus Beach) 
     

Flood damage includes, eroded river banks, washouts and sinkholes making it hard to access the campgrounds and unsafe to camp.

These areas will re-open as soon as they are safe. Penalties apply for non-compliance

 

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Applies from Mon 1 Jul 2024, 9.21am to Mon 12 Aug 2024, 9.22am. Last reviewed: Thu 18 Jul 2024, 7.49am

Other planned events: Notice of use of Hoggone meSN Feral Pig Bait from 8 July 2024 - South West Woodlands Nature Reserve - Coradgery Precinct

Due to a large number of feral pigs causing impacts the Reserve, and to meet NPWS's General Biosecurity Duty, (GBD), under the Biosecurity Act, NPWS will be using Hoggone to control feral pigs.

NPWS pesticides trained staff will be using a new control product to lessen the impacts caused by feral pigs in South West Woodlands Nature Reserve - Coradgery Precinct.

HOGGONE will be used on this Reserve, and the product is a peanut based product with Sodium nitrite as the poison.

This product is very effective on controlling feral pigs and when used carefully has few off-target impacts.

NPWS staff will be monitoring the success of the program and have allowed a 4 week window to undertake the program. 

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Applies from Mon 1 Jul 2024, 9.15am to Mon 12 Aug 2024, 9.20am. Last reviewed: Thu 18 Jul 2024, 7.49am

Other planned events: Notice of use of Hoggone meSN Feral Pig Bait from 8 July 2024 - Lachlan Valley National Park - Gunning Gap Precinct

Due to a large number of feral pigs causing impacts the Reserve, and to meet NPWS's General Biosecurity Duty, (GBD), under the Biosecurity Act, NPWS will be using Hoggone to control feral pigs.

NPWS pesticides trained staff will be using a new control product to lessen the impacts caused by feral pigs in Lachlan Valley National Park - Gunning Gap Precinct.

HOGGONE will be used on this Reserve, and the product is a peanut based product with Sodium nitrite as the poison.

This product is very effective on controlling feral pigs and when used carefully has few off-target impacts.

NPWS staff will be monitoring the success of the program, and this program may last a few weeks.

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Applies from Wed 14 Feb 2024, 8.00am to Tue 13 Aug 2024, 7.00pm. Last reviewed: Sat 11 May 2024, 12.04pm

Other planned events: Notice of ongoing 1080 program in Oolambeyan NP

NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) is conducting an ongoing ground baiting program from 14 February 2024 to 13 August 2024. The operation will use 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of feral foxes.

The program will take place in Oolambeyan National Park.

The program is designed to minimise predator impacts on wildlife, especially threatened species, and to minimise impact of foxes on neighbouring stock.

Signs will be placed at the entry to the baiting location. Domestic pets are not permitted in NSW National Parks managed lands. 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.

Please contact the local Griffith NPWS area office for more information on (02) 6966 8100.

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Applies from Fri 11 Nov 2022, 11.59am to Mon 30 Sep 2024, 11.59pm. Last reviewed: Fri 5 Jul 2024, 2.11pm

Closed parks: Willandra National Park Closed

Willandra National Park will be CLOSED until further notice, whilst staff undertake major repair works.

 

In the interest of visitor safety, we will need to keep the park CLOSED until repairs have been completed and the park is deemed safe to re-open. 

 

This closure includes roofed accommodation, campgrounds and all park roads. Penalties apply for non-compliance.

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Applies from Thu 14 Dec 2023, 3.01pm. Last reviewed: Fri 19 Jul 2024, 9.06am

Safety alerts: Blue-Green Algae Advice

There is currently an AMBER alert for potentially toxic blue-green algae on Yanga Lake. At amber alert levels blue-green algae may be multiplying in numbers. The water may have a green tinge and musty or organic odour. The water should be considered as unsuitable for potable use and alternative supplies or prior treatment of raw water for domestic purposes should be considered. The water may also be unsuitable for stock watering. The water remains suitable for recreational use, however algal concentrations can change rapidly. Water users should use caution and avoid water where signs of blue-green algae present. For more information visit the Water NSW website https://www.waternsw.com.au/water-services/water-quality/algae-alerts 

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Applies from Wed 6 Jan 2021, 12.37pm. Last reviewed: Mon 8 Jul 2024, 7.56am

Other incidents: Visitation restrictions

There are a number of restrictions on visitation and access by the general public to Yathong, Nombinnie and Round Hill Nature Reserves and Nombinnie State Conservation Area. 

  • These reserves are not available for overnight camping or hiking. Visitation is restricted to day visits only.
  • Vehicle access is restricted to the public roads passing through or adjoining the reserves. Management trails are closed to vehicles. However you are welcome to walk on the trails.
  • Bird watchers are welcome to walk into the reserves and along management trails. However take care to make sure you can navigate back to your car - it is easy to get disorientated in mallee country.
  • Trips to Round Hill Nature Reserve by bird watching clubs can be done by prior arrangement.
  • There are a number of scientific research programs happening in the reserves and visitors should not disturb any field equipment if they come across it.
  • The reserves are closed periodically to allow management programs to be undertaken. Please check the website for closures prior to visits.

For further information contact the NPWS Central West area, Bathurst office on 02 6332 7640.

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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/lachlan-valley-nature-reserve/local-alerts

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