Yathong feral predator–free area: review of environmental factors

This document examines the significance of the likely environmental impacts of the scope of works and details measures required to mitigate adverse impacts on the environment.

28 June 2023
Department of Planning and Environment
  • ISBN 978-1-922840-59-2
  • ID EHG20220335
  • File PDF 10.6MB
  • Pages 147
  • Name yathong-nature-reserve-review-of-environmental-factors-for-feral-predator-free-area-220335.pdf

The scope of works to support the reintroduction of locally extinct species at Yathong Nature Reserve includes:

  • the construction and operation of conservation fencing
  • associated infrastructure
  • control of feral predators and herbivores.

This review of environmental factors (REF) should be read in conjunction with the Yathong feral predator-free area decision statement (PDF 4MB).

Additional documents

Appendix A – Ecological assessment report: Yathong Nature Reserve (PDF 22MB)

Appendix B – NSW Government agency consultation (see REF document)

Appendix C – Heritage desktop assessment: Yathong rewilding program, Yathong Nature Reserve, Irymple NSW (PDF 4MB)

Appendix D – Design drawings of the proposed conservation fence and gates (PDF 6MB)

Appendix E – Experience and qualifications of personnel involved in the preparation of this REF (PDF 2MB)

Appendix F – Matters of national environmental significance significant impact criteria assessment for the Mallee Bird Community of the Murray Darling Depression Bioregion (see REF document)