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Pilliga State Conservation Area

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Applies from Wed 9 Sep 2020, 9.00am. Last reviewed: Tue 8 Sep 2020, 10.47am

Closed parks: Park closed for hazard reduction burning

The following parks will be closed for hazard reduction burning from Wednesday 9 September to Saturday 12 September 2020:

  • Merriwindi State Conservation Area
  • Pilliga West State Conservation Area
  • Pilliga West National Park

Penalties apply for non-compliance. Western Way, Brumby Road, Wangan Road and Wombo Lane will remain open. Take care as you may experience smoke in the area.

The three hazard reduction burns are called Ginty's HR, Telephone Line HR and Kurrajong HR. For more information, contact the local NPWS office or visit the Rural Fire Service website.

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Applies from Wed 5 Aug 2020, 12.53pm. Last reviewed: Wed 5 Aug 2020, 1.09pm

Other planned events: Notice of 1080 Baiting

NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) will be conducting a baiting program using ground baits containing 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of foxes. The program will be conducted between 6th August 2020 to the 6th September 2020 in Timmallallie National Park, Pilliga East State Conservation Area, and Pilliga Nature Reserve.

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 6343 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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