Applies from Wed 27 May 2020, 9.18am to Mon 31 Aug 2020, 9.29am. Last reviewed: Fri 31 Jul 2020, 1.59pm.
Other planned events: 1080 aerial pest control program
NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) is conducting 2 aerial baiting programs using meat baits containing 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of wild dogs. The programs will start on or shortly after Wednesday 27 May 2020, and will finish on Monday 31 August 2020. The baiting will take place in the following parks, reserves and state conservation areas:
- Bugong National Park
- Budawang National Park
- Tarlo River National Park
- Morton National Park and State Conservation Area
- Bees Nest Nature Reserve
- Bungonia National Park and State Conservation Area
- Barrengarry Nature Reserve
- Nadgigomar Nature Reserve
- Monga National Park and State Conservation Area
- Deua National Park
- Badja Swamps Nature Reserve
- Wadbilliga National Park
- Kooraban National Park
- South East Forests National Park
- Coolumbooka Nature Reserve
There will be signs at all baiting locations.
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 in the vicinity must be restrained or muzzled and must not enter the baiting location. In the event of accidental poisoning, seek immediate veterinary assistance.
For further information please call NPWS Merimbula office on 02 6495 5000.