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Last reviewed: Wed 4 August 2021, 4.50pm

Applies from Wed 4 Aug 2021, 3.11pm to Thu 30 Sep 2021, 12.00am. Last reviewed: Wed 4 Aug 2021, 4.50pm.

Other planned events: Notice of 1080 baiting

NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) will be conducting a baiting program using meat baits containing 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of foxes.The program will be conducted between 26 June 2021 and 30 September 2021 in Pilliga Nature Reserve, Pilliga East State Conservation Area, Timmallallie National Park and Yarrigan National Park.

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 (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 NPWS Castlereagh Area office on 02 6843 4000.

Nearby alerts

Applies from Thu 9 Sep 2021, 4.39pm. Last reviewed: Fri 17 Sep 2021, 8.53am

Closed areas: Campgrounds and visitor centre closed

NPWS campgrounds, amenities, walking tracks and the visitor centre in Warrumbungle National Park remain closed to protect the safety of visitors, staff and the local community. For further information call the Pilliga Forest Discovery Centre on 02 6843 4011.

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Applies from Thu 10 Jun 2021, 12.12pm to Thu 30 Sep 2021, 5.00pm. Last reviewed: Tue 24 Aug 2021, 9.11am

Closed parks: Park closed due to severe storm damage

Coolah Tops National Park is closed due to severe storm damage. The closure will be reviewed on Thursday 30 September 2021.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please contact the local office.

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Applies from Tue 24 Aug 2021, 8.05am. Last reviewed: Tue 31 Aug 2021, 8.48am

Closed areas: Barraba Track closed

The Barraba Track in Mt Kaputar National Park is closed from Tuesday 24 August 2021 until further notice to prevent damage to the track surface following recent heavy rainfall.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the Narrabri NPWS office on 6792 7300.

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Applies from Wed 4 Aug 2021, 3.11pm to Thu 30 Sep 2021, 12.00am. Last reviewed: Wed 4 Aug 2021, 4.50pm

Other planned events: Notice of 1080 baiting

NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) will be conducting a baiting program using meat baits containing 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of foxes.The program will be conducted between 26 June 2021 and 30 September 2021 in Pilliga Nature Reserve, Pilliga East State Conservation Area, Timmallallie National Park and Yarrigan National Park.

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 (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 NPWS Castlereagh Area office on 02 6843 4000.

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Applies from Wed 9 Jun 2021, 2.15pm to Mon 20 Sep 2021, 2.24pm. Last reviewed: Wed 9 Jun 2021, 4.04pm

Other planned events: Notice of 1080 fox baiting program

The Australian Wildlife Conservancy (AWC) will be conducting a baiting program between Thursday 17 June 2021 and Thursday 19 August 2021 in Pilliga State Conservation Area and Pilliga National Park (Gilgai section, south of Dog Proof Fence Road).

The program is for the control of foxes and will involve the use of meat baits and canid pest ejectors containing 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of foxes. 

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 (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 AWC on 02 6792 3613 or the NPWS Castlereagh area office on 02 6843 4000.

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Applies from Tue 4 May 2021, 6.00am to Wed 3 Nov 2021, 9.00pm. Last reviewed: Mon 31 May 2021, 8.31am

Other planned events: Notice of 1080 baiting

A baiting program will be undertaken from Tuesday 4 May 2021 to Wednesday 3 November 2021. The program will use meat baits containing 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of foxes. 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 (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 Barwon Area office on 02 6792 7300.

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Applies from Fri 16 Aug 2019, 2.44pm to Wed 1 Jan 2025, 2.39pm. Last reviewed: Fri 25 Jun 2021, 9.28am

Other planned events: Notice of 1080 baiting

NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) carries out continuous 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.

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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Applies from Sun 29 Dec 2019, 1.38pm. Last reviewed: Tue 4 Aug 2020, 11.04am

Closed areas: Roads closed in Pilliga Forest

Some roads in Pilliga West State Conservation Area and Pilliga West National Park are closed due to subsidence damage. Take care when driving in the area. Please obey all closure notices.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, call Pilliga Forest Discovery Centre on 02 6843 4011 or visit the NSW National Parks safety page for park safety guidelines.

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Applies from Fri 5 Jun 2020, 3.09pm. Last reviewed: Mon 6 Jul 2020, 9.06am

Other incidents: Warrumbungle National Park remote campsites: booking required

If you plan to camp at remote campsites along the Grand High Tops walk after 1 June 2020 you'll need to make a booking first. This also applies to campgrounds that did not require bookings previously.

If you can't find your preferred campground on a webpage for Warrumbungle National Park, please check this list of lesser-known campgrounds and make your booking.

If you're still unable to find your preferred campground phone 1300 072 757.

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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/pilliga-nature-reserve/local-alerts

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