2009 Ironbark Lagoon Conservation Management Plan, Pilliga West State Conservation Area. A view of Ironbark Lagoon, near road crossing and the former site of an early timber mill. [Sue Rosen] LabourInterpretationArchaeologicalNorth WesternHeritage AssessmentConservation Management PlansOral HistoryResearchHistoryForests & Forestry Authors: Dr Sue Rosen and Dr Susan McIntyre-Tamwoy Client: National Parks and Wildlife and Department of Environment and Climate Change This study was commissioned in February 2009 by the Baradine Office of the NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS), which is part of the Department of Environment and Climate Change (DECC). The Baradine office of NPWS manages a number of reserves associated with the Pilliga Forest. The site of Ironbark Lagoon Saw Mill is located in the Pilliga West State Conservation Area and NPWS is responsible for the environmental land management of the area and for the conservation of places of natural and cultural heritage value. The outcomes specified in the brief were for research and analysis to identify the heritage values of the place; to record the history and acquire historic photographs; and to provide management recommendations for maintaining the sites and suggestions for infrastructure development and interpretation.