Yellingbo Nature Conservation Reserve


Yellingbo Nature Conservation Reserve


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Yellingbo Nature Conservation Reserve

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Yellingbo Nature Conservation Reserve

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Nature being nature, sometimes conditions can change at short notice. It’s a good idea to check this page ahead of your visit for any updates.

  • Notices Affecting Multiple Parks

    Notification of Deer control program within Yellingbo NCA

    Dear Stakeholders, 
    Parks Victoria are continuing deer control in Yellingbo Nature Conservation Area. This program recommencing on Tuesday 11th of April 2023. 
    Control is being undertaken by accredited and authorised contractors, Victorian Pest Animal Control (VPAC). These activities are done in accordance with an Authority to Control Wildlife permit issued by the Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning. 
    Upcoming control nights are as follows, from 4pm to 7am: 
    ·       Tuesday 11th of April 2023 (into the early hours of Wednesday) 
    ·       Wednesday 12th of April 2023 (into the early hours of Thursday) 
    ·       Thursday 13th of April 2023 (into the early hours of Friday) 
    ·       Friday 14th of April 2023 (into the early hours of Saturday) 
    You may observe signage at gates indicating dates of the upcoming control program. A map of the control areas is attached for your reference,  
    While our contractors use authorised suppressors, deer legal rifles will still emit noise, which may be heard in the area. 
    Please feel free to forward this notification to others; to be added to this notification contact list, please return email to or phone 13 1963. 
    If you would like further information please contact me, Simon Dent  
    Kind regards, 
    Simon Dent 
    Project Officer – Yellingbo Liwik Barring Landscape Conservation Area 
    Parks Victoria Gembrook 
    T (03) 8427 2057 I M 0499000210 
    Parks Victoria 

    Attachments: Updated deer control map for new additional blocks April 2023 (1,432KB)

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