• Reintroducing locally extinct mammals into NSW national parks

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  • Heritage Week:
    12 – 20 April 2014

    Find out about heritage events and tours

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  • eSPADE

    Explore the soils and landscapes of NSW online with eSPADE.

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  • Native Vegetation

    New self-assessable codes of
    practice now on public exhibition.

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  • Great Walks in NSW national parks

    Share your favourite walk in NSW and help us uncover the greatest walking destinations in NSW

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Saving water and energy

Tap on rainwater tank. M Lauder

Find tips about energy efficiency, reduced water use and sustainable living.

Aboriginal country

Sunset. J Turbill

Country links Aboriginal people to the environment that we all share.

Find a park

Dobroyd Head, Sydney Harbour. D Smith/DECCW

Plan your camping visit or a great day out at one of our parks.

Threatened species


Find out more about and get involved in threatened species conservation.

State heritage listings

Old King's School Building, Parramatta. Nathanael Hughes Photography/OEH

Access the Heritage database and State heritage listings, and information on grants and the role of the Heritage Council.

Fire and park closures

Tree on fire. M Jarman/DECCW

Latest information about fires and park closures.

Other features

Fire hazard reduction in national parks

National Parks and Wildlife Service has now started the Autumn hazard reduction season and will continue to undertake planned burns, weather permitting. At 1st April 2014, NPWS fire crews had undertaken more than 140 hazard reduction burns covering over 56,000 hectares of national park during 2013/14. find out more

Native vegetation

Find out about the stage implementation of the Native Vegetation Regulation 2013, which commenced on 23 September 2013. find out more

NPWS supplementary pest control program

The National Parks and Wildlife Service is partnering with experienced and skilled volunteers to help reduce pests in 12 national parks and reserves. The three year trial is a first for NSW. It will be monitored and evaluated to determine how effective the contribution of this new approach is in reducing pest animal populations and protecting our native species. find out more