Ecosure prepares Draft Management Plan for Rudder Park flying-fox colony in Kempsey.
The aim of this Camp Management Plan is to provide Kempsey Shire Council with a framework to manage community impacts associated with the camp, while also ensuring flying-foxes and their important ecological services are conserved.
The Rudder Park flying-fox camp is located in East Kempsey. The camp has been the source of complaints from nearby residents, mainly relating to noise, odour and health concerns.
The Flying-fox species of Rudder Park camp are:
- Black Flying-Fox, (protected under NSW legislation)
- Little Red Flying-Fox (protected under NSW legislation)
- Grey Headed Flying-Fox ( vulnerable under commonwealth affording it additional protection)