In an endeavour to protect the resort areas, the resorts undertake feral animal control and weed control to protect our native fauna and flora.

Our native alpine fauna are very vulnerable to predators such as cats and foxes and have limited natural defences to attacks by these introduced species.

Similarly, the alpine resorts aim to control the reserves from weeds such as English Broom, Hawkweed, Lupins, Pattersons Curse, Blackberries and even cultivated species such as domestic apple. Keep your eyes open during summer or winter rambles and take your apple cores home with you.


If, during summer or winter, you see cats, foxes, straying cattle or weeds, notify the resort office or the relevant national park and/or wildlife authorities.

The alpine environment is fragile. Please treat it with care and respect, so that others may enjoy it after you.

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