Applies from Tue 3 Oct 2023, 9.09am to Sat 18 Nov 2023, 9.17am. Last reviewed: Tue 3 Oct 2023, 9.48am.
Safety alerts: Notice of 1080 aerial baiting program
NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) is conducting an aerial baiting program in Barrington Tops National Parks & State Conservation Area, Ben Halls Gap National Park & Nature Reserve, Barakee National Park, Bretti Nature Reserve, Camerons Gorge Nature Reserve & State Conservation Area, Camels Hump Nature Reserve, Cedar Brush Nature Reserve, Coneac Nature Reserve, Curracabundi National Park & State Conservation Area, Khatambuhl Nature Reserve, Mernot Nature Reserve, Towarrie National Park, Wallabadah Nature Reserve, Watchimbark Nature Reserve, Wingen Maid Nature Reserve, Woko National Park, Woolooma National Park from 7th Oct 2023 to 15th Oct 2023.
The operation will use 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of wild dogs and foxes.
The program is designed to minimise predator impacts on wildlife, especially threatened species, and to minimise the impact of wild dogs 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 NPWS Gloucester office for more information on 02 6538 5300.