NPWS fox control - 1080 poison ground baiting & ejectors
Notification of pesticide use to occupier, manager or authorised agent
Attention: all Greater Sydney Branch NPWS staff,on-park stakeholders; North Head stakeholders group, other stakeholders and park users.
1080 POISON (sodium fluoroacetate) FOR FOX CONTROL.
1080 poison as buried baits and 1080 poison capsules in canid pest ejector (CPE) devices are laid continually and an ongoing manner in the following reserves and stakeholder land (in Greater Sydney Branch):
- Garigal National Park.
- Lane Cove National Park
- Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park
- Sydney Harbour National Park: North Head including the Quarantine Station, Dobroyd Head, Middle Head, Chowder Head & Bradleys Head managed by the
National Parks & Wildlife Service.
- The North Head Sanctuary and Former School of Artillery managed by the Sydney Harbour Federation Trust.
- The Australian Institute of Police Management, North Head.
This notification is for the period from 1st February 2019 to 31stJuly 2019
DO NOT TOUCH BAITS OR EJECTOR DEVICES DOMESTIC ANIMALS MAY BE AFFECTED
1080 POISON IS LETHAL TO DOMESTIC DOGS AND CATS
Pet owners must ensure that their pets do not enter baited reserves. Warning signs are displayed to notify the public. Dogs and cats are prohibited in
National Parks (NPW Act 1974 & Regulations) and the North Head Sanctuary. Penalties apply.
For further information please contact:
NPWS Sydney North (Middle Head) Area office: 8968 6300
NPWS Sydney North (Forestville) Area office: 9451 3479
NPWS Sydney West (Lane Cove NP) Area office: 8448 0400
NPWS after-hours Duty officer service: 9457 9577
Sydney Harbour Federation Trust: 8969 2167
National Parks and Wildlife Service Pest Officer: 9542 0678