The feral horse population in Kosciuszko National Park has risen dramatically since all horse control was halted in the park 20 months ago.
The lack of action to reduce feral horse numbers in Kosciuszko National Park could lead to the extinction of Australia’s critically endangered stocky galaxias.
When the NSW Government made the disastrous decision to protect feral horses in Kosciuszko National Park rather than reducing their numbers we acted quickly, joining forces with several other environment groups to form Reclaim Kosci. Led by Richard and Alison Swain Reclaim Kosci’s main objectives are to: Raise awareness about the impacts of feral horses…
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Fact Sheets, Reports & Submissions
Submitted: August 2016
The goal of the draft wild horse management plan for Kosciuszko National Park to set a 20-year target to drastically reduce feral horse numbers is supported, but the prospect of the plan succeeding is limited because the plan prohibits the use of aerial shooting as a control method.