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Severn River Nature Reserve

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Current alerts in this area

Last reviewed: Thu 3 June 2021, 9.25am

Applies from Mon 26 Apr 2021, 7.00am to Wed 30 Jun 2021, 6.00pm. Last reviewed: Thu 3 Jun 2021, 9.25am.

Other planned events: 1080 wild dog and fox pest control program

NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) will be conducting a strategic ground baiting program for the control of wild dogs and foxes.

The operations will involve the use of fresh meat containing Poison 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate). The program will be continuous and ongoing from Monday 26 April 2021 to Wednesday 30 June 2021 in the following parks:

  • Bald Rock NP
  • Barool NP
  • Basket Swamp NP
  • Bluff River NR
  • Bolivia Hill NR
  • Butterleaf NP
  • Capoompeta NP
  • Cataract NP
  • Cathedral Rock NP
  • Guy Fawkes River NP
  • Kings Plains NP
  • Mann River NR
  • Maryland NP
  • Nullamanna NP
  • Severn River NR
  • Torrington SCA
  • Washpool NP

These programs have been designed to meet NPWS priority conservation and state-focused biosecurity issues.

All baiting locations will be signposted.

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 call the NPWS Northern Tablelands Area office on 02 6739 0700.

Nearby alerts

Applies from Wed 24 Mar 2021, 12.16pm to Fri 30 Jul 2021, 5.00pm. Last reviewed: Thu 10 Jun 2021, 9.41am

Closed areas: Walking tracks closed due to flood damage

All walking tracks that run along the rivers in Kwiambal National Park are closed due to flood damage.

The walking track linking Lemon Tree Flat campground and Kookibitta campground has reopened.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the local NPWS office on 02 6739 0700.

Affects 1 park and 3 locations nearby. Show list

Applies from Tue 25 May 2021, 4.03pm to Thu 25 Nov 2021, 4.07pm. Last reviewed: Mon 24 May 2021, 10.56am

Closed parks: Ongoing 1080 pest management program

NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service staff will be undertaking an ongoing 1080 poison pest control operation from Tuesday 25 May to Thursday 25 November 2021. This will involve continuous aerial and ground baiting programs using meat baits, meat bait products, ejectors and grain containing 1080 (sodium fluroacetate) poison. 

This pest control operation aims to reduce the impacts and populations of feral pigs, dogs and foxes in these parks and surrounding private property.

1080 poison (sodium fluoroacetate) is lethal to domestic animals. Dogs, cats and stock are prohibited in lands managed by NPWS. Please be aware of the risk of lethal 1080 poisoning, and keep domestic animals and stock away from baiting areas at all times. All baiting locations will be identified by signs. 

The program will be continuous and ongoing in:

  • Arakoola Nature Reserve
  • Bullala National Park
  • Burral Yurrul National Park and Nature Reserve
  • Dthinna Dthinnawan National Park and Nature Reserve
  • Gunyerwarildi National Park
  • Gwydir River National Park and State Conservation Area
  • Ironbark Nature Reserve
  • Planchonella Nature Reserve
  • Taringa Nature Reserve
  • Warialda National Park and State Conservation Area

For more information call the NPWS Barwon area office on 02 6792 7300.  

Affects 6 parks nearby. Show list

Applies from Tue 4 May 2021, 2.50pm to Fri 30 Jul 2021, 5.00pm. Last reviewed: Fri 14 May 2021, 2.47pm

Closed areas: Ugly Corner Falls walking track closed due to flood damage

The Ugly Corner Falls walking track in Torrington SCA is currently closed until further notice, due to flood damage sustained in recent weather events.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the local NPWS office on 02 6739 0700..

Affects 1 park and 1 location nearby. Show list

Applies from Mon 26 Apr 2021, 7.00am to Wed 30 Jun 2021, 6.00pm. Last reviewed: Thu 3 Jun 2021, 9.25am

Other planned events: 1080 wild dog and fox pest control program

NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) will be conducting a strategic ground baiting program for the control of wild dogs and foxes.

The operations will involve the use of fresh meat containing Poison 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate). The program will be continuous and ongoing from Monday 26 April 2021 to Wednesday 30 June 2021 in the following parks:

  • Bald Rock NP
  • Barool NP
  • Basket Swamp NP
  • Bluff River NR
  • Bolivia Hill NR
  • Butterleaf NP
  • Capoompeta NP
  • Cataract NP
  • Cathedral Rock NP
  • Guy Fawkes River NP
  • Kings Plains NP
  • Mann River NR
  • Maryland NP
  • Nullamanna NP
  • Severn River NR
  • Torrington SCA
  • Washpool NP

These programs have been designed to meet NPWS priority conservation and state-focused biosecurity issues.

All baiting locations will be signposted.

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 call the NPWS Northern Tablelands Area office on 02 6739 0700.

Affects 7 parks nearby. Show list

Applies from Thu 23 Jul 2020, 10.58am. Last reviewed: Wed 25 Nov 2020, 4.28pm

Closed areas: Nhunta Karra Kara track closed due to bush fire damage

Nhunta Karra Kara track is closed due to bush fire damage. All other tracks and visitor areas are open.

Affects 1 park nearby. Show list

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/severn-river-nature-reserve/local-alerts

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