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Trapping for elusive wild dog in Arakwal National Park

Media release: 19 October 2016 The National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) has engaged a local professional wild dog trapper to help remove the wild dog. Leg-trapping using soft-jaw traps will begin from Wednesday 19 October 2016 ... http://www.environment.nsw.gov.au/media/OEHMedia16101901.htm19 Oct 16

NPWS lands seven finalists in NSW Tourism Awards

Media release: 18 October 2016 National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) is a valuable contributor to the New South Wales tourism industry with six exceptional NPWS tourism products announced as finalists across seven categories for the NSW Tourism ... http://www.environment.nsw.gov.au/media/OEHMedia16101801.htm18 Oct 16

Northern gates to open in Kosciuszko National Park

Media release: 11 October 2016 National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) plan to open gates to the seasonally closed northern section of Kosciusko National Park this weekend, from Friday 14 th October, following an extended closure due to bad ... http://www.environment.nsw.gov.au/media/OEHMedia16101101.htm11 Oct 16

Counting on birdwatchers for nation-wide big white bird count

Media release: 10 October 2016 People all over Australia are being asked to help count some of our most loved and misunderstood big white birds in partnership with the Aussie Backyard Bird Count during National Bird Week. ... http://www.environment.nsw.gov.au/media/OEHMedia16101001.htm10 Oct 16

Step back in time with Convict Footprints

Media release: 7 October 2016 Convict Footprints on the Old Great North Road is a unique outdoor play that brings history to life in the beautiful Dharug National Park near Wisemans Ferry. Step back in time and relive colonial history in this award-winning ... http://www.environment.nsw.gov.au/media/OEHMedia16100702.htm07 Oct 16

New festival to showcase Macquarie River

Media release: 7 October 2016 The inaugural Wambuul Macquarie River Festival will be held in Dubbo on 16 October celebrating the river�™s uses, values and place in our local identity.   The event is a collaboration between the Office of Environment and ... http://www.environment.nsw.gov.au/media/OEHMedia16100701.htm07 Oct 16

Aerial baiting for wild dogs continues across the Southern Ranges Region

Media release: 5 October 2016 As part of an ongoing pest control program across the Southern Ranges Region, the National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) is continuing aerial baiting for wild dogs and ... http://www.environment.nsw.gov.au/media/OEHMedia16100502.htm05 Oct 16

Winter hazard reduction programs cover 5,000 hectares

Media release: 5 October 2016 The National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) says a successful burning program over winter has seen 5,000 hectares of parks in the Glen Innes and Tenterfield areas hazard reduced. NPWS Glen Innes Area Manager ... http://www.environment.nsw.gov.au/media/OEHMedia16100501.htm05 Oct 16

Worthy toilet wait for rock warblers

Media release: 4 October 2016 It's a far cry from the usual nesting spot of a sandstone cave, but a pair of rock warblers, the only endemic bird to New South Wales (NSW), have made their nest on a toilet roll holder at Lake Couridjah picnic area at Thirlmere Lakes National ... http://www.environment.nsw.gov.au/media/OEHMedia16100402.htm04 Oct 16

Magpie breeding season swoops into Queanbeyan

Media release: 4 October 2016 The magpie breeding season is in full swing across the local area. The season, which generally runs from the end of August to November can be a stressful time, as some outdoor areas become no-go zones as dive bombing maggies ... http://www.environment.nsw.gov.au/media/OEHMedia16100401.htm04 Oct 16