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Feral horses in the NSW Land and Environment Court

Feral horses in the NSW Land and Environment Court

The State of New South Wales has been challenged by The Snowy Mountains Brumby Sustainability & Management Group Incorporated (SMBSMGI) in the Land and Environment Court over the planned trap and removal (including rehoming) of some horses from important...

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Eden-Monaro candidates reveal position on feral horses

Eden-Monaro candidates reveal position on feral horses

  As the Eden-Monaro federal by-election looms, candidates in the July 4 poll have declared their stance on the Kosciuszko feral horse problem, in a report card commissioned by Reclaim Kosci. Kosciuszko National Park sits entirely within the electorate of Eden-Monaro....

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High country mayor takes on feral horse supporters

High country mayor takes on feral horse supporters

“We’re talking about an animal that’s in a different environment than it should be, and it should be removed.” These were the strong, simple words from Councillor Peter Roper, Mayor of Victoria’s Alpine Shire Council and a fifth-generation member of a famous High...

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Media releases

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Eden-Monaro candidates reveal position on feral horses

  As the Eden-Monaro federal by-election looms, candidates in the July 4 poll have declared their stance on the Kosciuszko feral horse problem, in a report card commissioned by Reclaim Kosci. Kosciuszko National Park sits entirely within the electorate of Eden-Monaro....

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High country mayor takes on feral horse supporters

“We’re talking about an animal that’s in a different environment than it should be, and it should be removed.” These were the strong, simple words from Councillor Peter Roper, Mayor of Victoria’s Alpine Shire Council and a fifth-generation member of a famous High...

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Poll shows Eden-Monaro voters want action on feral horses

A new poll of Eden-Monaro voters released today has found that most people want feral horses removed from Kosciuszko National Park, where horse numbers have tripled in the past five years. Ahead of the July 4 by-election, an independent poll asked 643 Eden-Monaro...

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Time’s up for feral horse law

Today’s two-year anniversary of the passing into law of the NSW government’s damaging brumby protection bill has seen horse numbers in Kosciuszko National Park rise to their highest level yet. Reclaim Kosci marked the occasion by reiterating their call for the repeal...

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More feral horse fiction from Barilaro

Claims made by NSW Deputy Premier John Barilaro on ABC South East radio yesterday that the summer bushfires had devastated the population of feral horses in Kosciuszko National Park are not only misleading but defy the course of nature. “Feral horses in Kosciuszko...

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Stories from Kosci

Sifting the ashes of Kosciuszko

Sifting the ashes of Kosciuszko

Leafless trees stood on bare slopes. The forest was silent. The only movement came from eddies of wind, swirling ash into the air… Yesterday, some friends and I drove the re-opened Snowy Mountains Highway to see how Kosciuszko’s feral horses had fared in the fires....

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Save Kosci walkers celebrate at the summit

Save Kosci walkers celebrate at the summit

After 36 days, 790,000 steps and 560 kilometres, five walkers protesting legislation that protects feral horses in Kosciuszko National Park were joined on the summit of Mt Kosciuszko by around 200 enthusiastic supporters. The long-distance Save Kosci walkers, who...

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Walk for Kosci

Walk for Kosci

Pull on your hiking boots folks and join us for the final push to the top of Mt Kosciuszko as we send a loud and clear message to the NSW Government - Kosciuszko: It's a park, not a paddock! Join the long-distance Save Kosci walkers who have hiked all the way from...

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Forty years later

Forty years later

In the late 1970s I started working in the Dead Horse Gap - Main Range area on my PhD. I was studying small mammals and insects. I set up camp in a pleasant spot just above the treeline and near my study areas, and used the faint footpad from the crest of Dead Horse...

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Reclaim Kosci represents a broad consortium of individuals and organisations that love Kosciuszko National Park fand seek to protect it from the impacts of feral horses.

Reclaim Kosci respectfully acknowledges the Traditional Owners of the land on which we live, work and learn. We pay respect to elders past, present and future, and recognise the continuing connection of Indigenous and Torres Strait Islander peoples to the land, water and culture.