Managing TSRs during drought
During times of drought or poor seasonal conditions, many travelling stock reserves (TSRs) reach critical groundcover levels and continued grazing can result in soil erosion and land degradation, as well as the impact on livestock welfare.
Some Local Land Services regions have introduced ‘destination only’ conditions on walking stock. This is to conserve limited pastures which may be experiencing a lack of forage and water due to drought conditions.
Due to this, some grazing permits are not being issued and restrictions are put in place.
No TSRs in NSW are currently closed.
Any restrictions that have been put in place to manage current pressures on TSRs will be lifted when pastures and forage have had time to regenerate and recover.
To find out more about permits and restrictions, contact your Local Land Services office.
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