The removal of feral horses from Kosciuszko National Park has come to a complete standstill, new data has revealed, with populations of the destructive animals left uncontrolled.
A freedom of information request has revealed that a 16-year-old boy was hospitalised after being kicked in the shoulder by a feral horse running through a campsite at Long Plain in Kosciuszko National Park last November.
New aerial footage and eyewitness accounts from iconic Kosciuszko National Park reveals horrific fire damage and the survival of huge numbers of feral horses now pushing threatened species closer to extinction,
Parks Victoria will fully reinstate its feral horse control efforts to help limit escalating horse damage in the bushfire affected Australian Alps after success in a federal court case.
The feral horse population in Kosciuszko National Park has risen dramatically since all horse control was halted in the park 20 months ago.
NSW environment minister Matt Kean must take full control of feral horse management in Kosciuszko National Park after deputy premier John Barilaro reneged on his promise to immediately reduce numbers by half.
Those opposed to action on Victoria’s feral horse problem are back in court today, a last ditch effort to delay the inevitable.
New plans to re-home a small number of horses out of Kosciuszko National Park will barely make a dint in the growing number of feral horses running rampant in the park.
We’re backing a push in the NSW Parliament to overturn the decision to entrench destructive feral horses in Kosciuszko National Park.
Following last night’s Liberal/National Party win, Deputy Premier John Barilaro must urgently outline how he will fulfil his commitment to immediately reduce feral horse numbers by 50% in Kosciuszko National Park.
New survey data on the number of feral horses in Kosciuszko National Park has shocked conservationists, scientists, tourism operators and former park managers.
The Invasive Species Council welcomes the Victorian Supreme Court’s decision to protect the Alpine National Park from growing horse impacts but is concerned the possibility of further legal action will delay the inevitable.