Regional Pest Management Strategy 2012-2017: Far West Region

This document is the pest management strategy for the Far West Region which covers parks and reserves spread over more than one-third of NSW. It borders Queensland, South Australia and Victoria and includes the towns of Walgett in the north, Bourke and Broken Hill in the west and Balranald in the south.

Date
1 August 2013
Publisher
Office of Environment and Heritage
Type
Publication, Pest management strategy
Status
Final
Cost
Free
Language
English
Tags
  • ISBN 978-1-74293-629-1
  • ID OEH20120378
  • File PDF 1.5MB
  • Pages 46
  • Name regional-pest-management-strategy-far-west-region-120378.pdf

This strategy describes the key assets and threats from pest animals and weeds and encourages community involvement in the Supplementary Pest Management program.

The strategy lists target pests and control methods priotised in the region. Pests include feral goats, pigs, foxes, bitou bush and prickly pear.

Pest management achievements include the reduction in numbers of pigs, goats, wild dogs and foxes across reserves and recovery programs for native plant species, including the Curly bark wattle.