• Native vegetation information tools

    New online tools to help landholders manage native vegetation.

    Find out more

  • New Years Eve

    Book your tickets for NYE in Sydney Harbour National Park

    Tickets are limited

    Find out more

  • State of the Beaches

    Good news for beachgoers heading into summer.

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  • The IUCN World Parks Congress is coming to Sydney

    12-19 November 2014
    Sydney Olympic Park

    Find out more

  • Community survey of Cockatoo and Ibis
    population across NSW

    Participate on Sunday 26 October to report your sightings.

    Find out more

Saving water and energy

Tap on rainwater tank. M Lauder

Practical steps for efficient use of water, energy and other resources.

Threatened species


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

Native vegetation

BoxGum Woodlands Southwest Slopes

Find out more about native vegetation management in NSW

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.

Fire and park closures

Tree on fire. M Jarman/DECCW

Latest information about fires and park closures.

Other features

Biodiversity legislation review

On 18 June, the terms of reference for a comprehensive review of the legislative framework for threatened species and native vegetation management in New South Wales were released. find out more

Fire hazard reduction in national parks

At 30 June, National Parks and Wildlife Service had completed over 230 planned hazard reduction burns covering over 110,000 hectares. 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