Low level aircraft surveys

The NSW Department of Planning, Industry and Environment will be conducting low level animal surveys across western NSW covering an area of 56,000 square kilometres.

Red kangaroo, Macropus rufus, JumpUp Loop Road drive, Sturt National Park

Fixed wing aircraft will be flying at approximately 250 feet above ground, at an approximate speed of 100 knots.

Surveys will occur between 15 June and 24 July 2020, covering areas near Tibooburra, Bourke, Broken Hill, Narrabri, Cobar, Lightning Ridge, Coonabarabran, Griffith, Wentworth, Balranald, Deniliquin and Wagga Wagga.

All surveys follow Covid-19 operational guidelines to ensure community safety.

For further information please contact Brad Purcell on 02 6883 5344 or 0417 847 003 or email: brad.purcell@environment.nsw.gov.au