2009 Wombo Sawmill Conservation Management Plan, Pilliga West State Conservation Area. This view of a horse team delivering logs or collecting timber is thought to be at Wombo, although this is certain. Note the openness of the forest in the background and the type of structures that were typical of these mill sites. [Bevan Wallis] Aboriginal History & CultureLabourSocial HistoryInterpretationArchaeologicalNorth WesternHeritage AssessmentConservation Management PlansOral HistoryHistoryForests & Forestry Authors: Dr Sue Rosen and Dr Susan McIntyre-Tamwoy Client: NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service 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 Wombo 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.