Public notice

Poison warning - Bendigo Station, Ardgour Station and Bendigo Creek

Tuesday 14 July 2015

Otago Regional Council will be carrying out a poison operation on land at Bendigo Station, Ardgour Station and DoC land at Bendigo Creek. Carrot bait containing Sodium Fluoroacetate (1080) will be applied by helicopter.

There will be a toxic application between 20th of July and the 28th of July 2015 (dependent on weather conditions).

Warning signs will be erected at all public access points to the treated area.

The public should note the following points:

DO NOT enter this area without permission.
DO NOT handle or remove carcasses, or baits.
DO NOT allow children to wander unsupervised in this area.
DO NOT allow dogs or pets to roam into the operational area as poisoned carcasses can be deadly to dogs.
Treat all carcasses as toxic.

Signs will remain in place until the area is safe. Please treat the area with caution until then.

All enquiries to Peter Preston, phone 027 8014514 Approved Operator, Otago Regional Council