Proposal to Declare 39 NSW State Forests open for hunting – Nov 2011

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The NSW government proposes to open 39 new State Forests to hunting for 10 years. The NSW Game Council justifies recreational hunting as economic and effective provision of feral animal control when the evidence clearly demonstrates this is not the case.

Such policy can have the perverse outcome of preventing real pest control work from being funded.


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