Notification date: 12 September 2018
Notifying body: Environment and Planning Directorate
Legislation: Environment Protection Act 1997
ACT Parks and Conservation Service will be conducting an intensive 1080 baiting program from 17 September 2018 to 17 March 2019 to help protect native wildlife.
The 1080 (sodium fluroacetate) poison will be deployed in both canid pest ejectors and buried meat baits which are laid along fire trails in various areas of the Lower Cotter Catchment, Paddys River Road, northern Namadgi National Park, as well as the Pierces Creek and Blue Range Pine plantations. 1080 poison is highly toxic to domestic dogs.
Baiting will not occur within 500 metres of inhabited dwellings, and entrances to all baited areas will be clearly indicated with warning signage.
For more information, contact the ACT Parks and Conservation Service at the Murrumbidgee River Corridor on 02 6207 2425.