Tag: nsw

Kosciuszko National Park – feral horses removed 2008-19

Revealed: Kosciuszko feral horse program in meltdown

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. 

Biosecurity Warrior campaign lands Froggatt Award

A plan to turn everyone in NSW into a ‘Biosecurity Warrior’ has landed a national environment award. “The Biosecurity Warrior campaign has won a national Froggatt Award for taking a fun, interactive approach to spreading the message that we all need to play a role in biosecurity”.

Feral deer putting NSW drivers at risk

Our investigation into feral deer vehicle collisions in the Illawarra region south of Sydney reveals the animals are putting drivers at risk of costly crashes and even death.

Stand up for Kosciuszko National Park

If allowed to stand the decision to ‘protect’ feral horses in Kosciuszko National Park will inflict increasing damage on this fragile landscape.

Submission to proposed NSW Biosecurity Act regulations

Submitted: February 2017
This submission to the draft regulations to the NSW Biosecurity Act 2016 rejects the regulations since they appear to merely transition existing management practices to the new legislation without a review of measures to reduce environmental biosecurity risks.

Submission to the Draft wild horse management plan: Kosciuszko National Park

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.