RE: No Namadji for weeks?

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Subject: RE: No Namadji for weeks?
From: sandra henderson <>
Date: Sat, 15 Feb 2020 00:12:12 +0000
I personally think it's perfectly reasonable that it's closed , to ensure staff who need to be out and about don't have to think about checking road conditions (which is done regularly throughout Namadgi when the park is open, fires or no fires), cleaning up after the morons who leave rubbish everywhere they go, and so on. The parks staff have more than enough to do right now. We'll be allowed back in when fire season is over. 
I was surprised to see quite a few tents at Cotter campground this morning - it only re-opened to campers yesterday!
Sandra H

On Saturday, 15 February 2020, <> wrote:

Thanks Kym, Tony and Chrissy, but it doesn’t seem reasonable that we are still banned from Northern Namadji where there was no fire at all and lots of rain since.





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Subject: No Namadji for weeks?


Hi all,


Is it true that the public, including us citizen scientists, are being banned from the whole of Namadji for at least six weeks yet? Including the northern unburnt areas? How does that work?? It’s not just that the mountain deprivation becomes intolerable. I want to go and see and record what birds are up there right now – not at the end of March when a lot of the summer migrants would normally have left anyway.


Yours in frustration,

Sue Beatty

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