Applies from Fri 25 Nov 2022, 11.31am to Fri 16 Dec 2022, 11.59pm. Last reviewed: Fri 25 Nov 2022, 12.06pm.
Closed areas: Bega Swamp closed for ground pest control operation
The Bega Swamp section of Wadbilliga National Park and South East Forest National Park will be closed from 1am, Monday 12 December to 11pm Friday 16 December 2022 for a ground pest control operation.
- This program will target deer. It aims to reduce the significant impact they have on native plants and animals including threatened species.
- Other pest animals, including pigs, goats, foxes and wild dogs will be targeted if observed during the operation.
This operation will involve ground shooting of deer at dusk and dawn. Park closure warning signs will be placed at entrances to the shooting area. Do not enter the closed area during shooting periods Penalties apply for non-compliance.
For more information, contact the Merimbula NPWS office (02) 6495 5000.