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Fox Control Macleod Morass Wildlife Reserve

Tuesday 22 January, 2019

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 and other known areas of fox habitat within the following parks and reserves:

  • Macleod Morass and Jones Bay wildlife reservesbetween 29 January 2019 and 15 March 2019
  • Mitchell River Silt Jetties between 29 January 2019 and 30 June 2019

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.