KOSCIUSZKO: IT’S A PARK NOT A PADDOCK!

The NSW Government has announced emergency feral horse control action in response to the bushfires. Let NSW Environment Minister Matt Kean know that you support the rapid removal of feral horses using all humane control methods. 

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The number of feral horses estimated to inhabit Kosciuszko National Park

The number of native plant species threatened by feral horses in Kosciuszko National Park

The number of native animal species found in the park threatened by feral horse habitat destruction

Reclaim Kosci

For years masses of hard-hooved feral horses have been allowed to jeopardise Kosci’s incredible natural values and threatened species.  

In February 2020 NSW environment minister Matt Kean announced that emergency feral horse control would now take place in Kosciuszko National Park. 

This is an important step forward. Join us and use your voice to call for a commitment to continuing strong and decisive action for reducing feral horse numbers in bushfire ravaged Kosciuszko National Park. 

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Sign-up for our Reclaim Kosci campaign email updates and be the first to hear of our events and how you can get involved.

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Let the NSW Government know that you support emergency feral horse control in Kosciuszko National Park! 

Watch the documentary

Join documentary maker Harrison Warne as he takes you on a journey through Kosciuszko National Park exploring the feral horse issue.

Congratulations to the winner of the Reclaim Kosci video competition Brett Frawley with ‘That Warm Fuzzy Feeling’.

Brett’s piece achieved a very rare thing – he used just the right proportions of humour and honesty to offer up a very clear message about the need to protect Kosciuszko National Park from feral horses. If only Australia’s politicians could learn from his example!

He was brave to use such arresting images of horses – in all their majesty – en route to convincing his audience that Kosciuszko National Park is no place for hard-hoofed mammals.

Lovely, original work, voiced by a corroboree frog no less!

Supporting Reclaim Kosci

Reclaim Kosci is led by the Invasive Species Council and was founded by the Invasive Species Council, National Parks Association of the ACT, National Parks Association of NSW, Colong Foundation for Wilderness and the Nature Conservation Council of NSW.