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South East Forests National Park

Hazard reduction burns: Smokey Mouse SFAZ
There is a fire in this park called Smokey Mouse SFAZ. Refer to the Rural Fire Service for latest information. Do not enter any closed area or area with fire. If you see an unattended fire call Triple Zero (000). Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information about fire safety in parks and reserves, visit the NSW National Parks fire safety page for park safety guidelines.

Other planned events: 1080 aerial baiting program
NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) will be conducting an aerial baiting program. Baits containing 1080 (sodium fluroacetate) poison will be deployed for the control of wild dogs and foxes. The program is part of an integrated pest animal control strategy aimed at minimising the impacts of these pests on neighbouring stock and local threatened species.
Aerial baiting will take place from Monday 21 May until Wednesday 30 May 2018 in the following national parks and reserves:
  • Morton National Park
  • Bees Nest Nature Reserve
  • Wadbilliga National Park
  • South East Forest National Park
  • Deua National Park
All baiting locations will be identifiable to the public through signage erected around the baited areas. 1080 poison is lethal to domestic pets. Dogs, cats and other pets and domestic animals are not permitted on NPWS estate. 
For further information please phone Stephen Raczkowski on 0448 296 373.

Other planned events: 1080 ground baiting program
NPWS will be conducting a 1080 ground baiting program for dogs and foxes, starting on or shortly after Monday 14 May 2018. The program concludes on Friday 28 September 2018, and will take place in the following parks:
  • South East Forests National Park
  • Bondi Gulf Nature Reserve
  • Coolumbooka Nature Reserve
1080 poison is harmful to domestic dogs. 1080 baiting signs will be placed at every entrance in or out of the reserve.
For further information, please contact the NPWS Bombala area office on (02) 6458 5900.

Other planned events: Prickly pear weed spraying works
A weed spraying program will take place between Tuesday 1 May 2018 and Thursday 7 June 2018 to control prickly pear in the eastern Coolangubra section of the park.
For more information, contact the NPWS Bombala area office on (02) 6458 5900.

Other planned events: 1080 baiting - fox control
Each month NPWS checks and replenishes buried 1080 baits along fire trails and some beaches in these parks. The program is ongoing and is part of the NPWS FoxTap program. Foxes are controlled to assist in recovery of native species. For further information please phone the NPWS Merimbula office on (02) 6495 5001.