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Fox control - Holey Plains State Park and Lake Wellington Wetlands

Monday 9 October, 2017

Parks Victoria’s conservation management to restore and protect park habitat includes the control of introduced plant and animal species. As part of an ongoing strategy, notice is hereby given that Parks Victoria will be laying buried baits containing Sodium Monofluoroacetate (1080 poison) on public land for the control of foxes.

Baits containing 1080 poison will be laid at strategic sites from Monday 16 October 2017 until Friday 23 March 2018 within the Holey Plains State Park.

Baits containing 1080 poison will also be laid at strategic sites from Monday 16 October 2017 until Friday 16 February 2018 within the Clydebank Morass, Dowd Morass and Heart Morass State Game Reserves, and Andrew Bay - Grebe Bay Gippsland Lakes Reserve.

1080 poison signs will be posted throughout the baited area and members of the public who are living, visiting or working in the above named areas are advised to take particular care not to disturb or interfere with bait stations. Domestic dogs and catsare particularly susceptible to 1080 poison and should be under effective control, muzzled or kept away from the baited areas.

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