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The SES on hand to improve the health of Yarradda Lagoon near Darlington Point

Media release: 20 November 2015 Volunteers from the Coleambally Unit NSW SES have assisted the NSW Office of Environment and Heritage by sandbagging a channel which will allow environmental ... Nov 15

130 bird species spotted as watering event ends in the Macquarie Marshes

Media release: 17 November 2015 Waterbirds are feasting on the mud flats of the Macquarie Marshes after a 71-day environmental watering event. The rarely seen Australian Painted Snipe has made an ... Nov 15

NPWS tree removal to boost endangered species

Media release: 12 November 2015 Preparations for an ecological burn in the unique Byron Bay Dwarf Graminoid Clay Heath within Arakwal National Park continue as part of the Restoration Management Plan for the threatened endangered ecological community. NPWS ... Nov 15

Southern NSW on-farm wetlands and creeks receive flows

Media release: 6 November 2015 More than 50 landholders are taking part in a voluntary program that aims to improve the health of wetlands on private properties across the Murray valley. The NSW Office of Environment and Heritage is ... Nov 15

Warrumbungle Snap! Citizen Sceince project helps study into post fire recovery

Media release: 23 October 2015 Snapping a few shots while sightseeing in the Warrumbungle National Park just got a whole lot more important, with the Office of Environment and Heritage hoping ... Oct 15

NPWS contain wildfire threatening Yuraygir National Park

Media release: 23 October 2015 The National Parks & Wildlife Service (NPWS) together with Forest Corp NSW, the Rural Fire Service and Clarence Valley Council have contained a bushfire in Yuraygir National Park, the result of a vehicle ... Oct 15

Pak fire bans in place in Northern Plains Region

Media release: 21 October 2015 A park fire ban, is in place in all of the national parks and reserves within the National Parks and Wildlife Service Northern Plains Region, as the bushfire danger period begins.   Northern Plains Regional Manager ... Oct 15

Gulaga National Park closure

Media release: 21 October 2015 Gulaga National Park will be closed on Monday 26 October when a helicopter will be used to winch in equipment needed to upgrade walking tracks and to do an aerial survey of invasive weeds. National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) Ranger, Nadia Ross said ... Oct 15

Thredbo Valley Track Ready for Summer

Media release: 19 October 2015   The Thredbo Valley Track has re-opened for summer and is now ready for hikers and mountain bikers to enjoy thanks to Jindabyne Trail Stewardship volunteers. Earlier this month the NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) teamed up ... Oct 15

Conservation detector dogs sniff out environmental weeds

Media release: 13 October 2015 Local land managers and community members are invited to the 2015 NSW Weeds Conference in Cooma on 14 October to see the newest defence in stopping the spread of hawkweeds, Sally and Connor, Conservation ... Oct 15