Stories from Kosci

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

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

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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Four Mile Hut refuge at risk

Paul Jennings, a member of the Nordic Ski Club, writes of the changes that increasing horse numbers have brought to the area around Four Mile Hut. The Nordic Ski Club maintains the hut, and its work parties now include the new task of shovelling manure.

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Brumby running in the 1970s

Paul Hardey has ridden horses since he was a boy. As a Kosciuszko National Park ranger he monitored brumby running in the 1970s. Read his views on brumby running, and the effectiveness of re-homing and lethal culling as methods to manage horse numbers today.

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Supporting Reclaim Kosci

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