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Fox baiting to protect priority threatened species - South Ballina Beach

Date listed: 17/7/2020

The 1080 fox-baiting and ejector program will commence on Monday 27 July 2020 and continue until Monday 21 December 2020.

Fox control may continue at some sites until Friday 5 March 2021 until the shorebird breeding season is over. Signs will be located at all beach entrances where baits for foxes have been laid at the following location

Crown land at South Ballina Beach, being Lot 7303 DP 1163711, between Richmond River Nature Reserve and Boundary Creek

All neighbours and visitors to the beach are reminded to keeping domestic pets to designated pet exercise areas and under control during the period of fox baiting.

This program is a priority initiative of the NSW Fox Threat Abatement Plan for the protection of breeding threatened shorebirds. The program is undertaken by Department of Planning, Industry & Environment - Crown Lands and is supported by the National Parks and Wildlife Services, Department of Defence, North Coast Local Land Services, and relevant local councils.

Please Note: To reduce the chance of poisoning of domestic dogs, residents and visitors are encouraged to keep their pets secure and if visiting the beach keep pets to the designated off leash area at Patches Beach.

For more information contact Department of Planning, Industry & Environment - Crown Lands on 1300 886...

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