Horse removal from Kosciuszko National Park has stopped for a second year in a row due to a surprise intervention by NSW Deputy Premier, John Barilaro, this week.
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.
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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Victoria has released a park plan to protect its fragile river red gum forests and wetlands from feral horses. Have your say by supporting the plan.
Fact Sheets, Reports & Submissions
Submitted: April 2018
A joint submission with the Nature Conservation Council of NSW that provides 16 detailed recommendations to strengthen the draft regional pest animal plans and reduce the impacts of pest animals in NSW.
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.