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Pilliga State Conservation Area

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Last reviewed: Wed 27 April 2022, 1.41pm

Applies from Wed 27 Apr 2022, 1.26pm to Sat 31 Dec 2022, 11.59pm. Last reviewed: Wed 27 Apr 2022, 1.41pm.

Other planned events: Notice of 1080 ongoing program

Australian Wildlife Conservancy (AWC) is conducting a ground baiting program in Pilliga State Conservation Area and Pilliga National Park (Gilgai section) from 3 May 2022 to 31 December 2022.

The operation will use 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of foxes.

The program is designed to minimise predator impacts on wildlife, especially threatened species.

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 Australian Wildlife Conservancy on 0457 873 871 or the NPWS Castlereagh Area office on 02 6843 4000 for more information.

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Applies from Thu 12 May 2022, 2.43pm to Sat 17 Sep 2022, 5.00pm. Last reviewed: Thu 12 May 2022, 3.01pm

Other planned events: Notice of 1080 program.

NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) is conducting a ground baiting program in Timmallallie National Park, Pilliga East State Conservation Area, Willala Aboriginal Area and Pilliga Nature Reserve from Tuesday 17th May 2022 to Saturday 17th September 2022.

The operation will use 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of foxes.

The program is designed to minimise predator impacts on wildlife, especially threatened species.

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 Castlereagh NPWS area office for more information on 02 6843 4000.

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Applies from Wed 27 Apr 2022, 1.26pm to Sat 31 Dec 2022, 11.59pm. Last reviewed: Wed 27 Apr 2022, 1.41pm

Other planned events: Notice of 1080 ongoing program

Australian Wildlife Conservancy (AWC) is conducting a ground baiting program in Pilliga State Conservation Area and Pilliga National Park (Gilgai section) from 3 May 2022 to 31 December 2022.

The operation will use 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of foxes.

The program is designed to minimise predator impacts on wildlife, especially threatened species.

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 Australian Wildlife Conservancy on 0457 873 871 or the NPWS Castlereagh Area office on 02 6843 4000 for more information.

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Applies from Wed 24 Nov 2021, 9.33am. Last reviewed: Mon 11 Apr 2022, 9.41am

Closed areas: Roads closed due to flooding

The following areas are closed until further notice due to ongoing rain events and flooding:

  • Brumby Road
  • All management trails within Pilliga West National Park and State Conservation Area.

Remember, it’s never safe to drive, ride or walk through flood waters, so you’ll need to reschedule your visit and avoid travel through areas in this park. Check Live Traffic NSW for up-to-date information about road closures. For assistance during severe weather visit the NSW SES website. In life-threatening situations call emergency services on Triple Zero (000).

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the Pilliga Forest Discovery Centre on 02 6843 4011 between 9am and 4pm daily.

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Applies from Sun 29 Dec 2019, 1.38pm. Last reviewed: Mon 11 Apr 2022, 9.30am

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 Sat 12 Feb 2022, 4.16pm. Last reviewed: Mon 14 Feb 2022, 10.25am

Safety alerts: Changed road conditions

Roads in Timmallallie National Park are rough in some sections because of erosion caused by flooding in January 2022. Take care and drive safely.

For more information, contact the Pilliga Forest Discovery Centre on 02 6843 4011.

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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-state-conservation-area/local-alerts

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