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Two Elephant seals in two years after a twenty year drought

Media release: 16 October 2014 Late last month an Elephant seal hauled out at Sunshine Bay near Batemans Bay, delighting National Parks�™ staff and making a welcome addition to the heavy workloads of ORRCA volunteers. A ... http://www.environment.nsw.gov.au/media/OEHMedia14101601.htm16 Oct 14

Albury businesses invited to free Kill-a-Watt breakfast on energy savings

Media release: 13 October 2014 Small and large businesses are invited to gain tips on saving energy and learn about financing options for embracing energy efficiency and the use of renewable energy at ... http://www.environment.nsw.gov.au/media/OEH14101301.htm13 Oct 14

Third annual Bullocks Hill campsite working bee in Kosciuszko delivers

Media release: 10 October 2014 Parks staff and Kosciuszko Brumby and Horse Camp Conservationists�™ (KBHCC) volunteers recently held their third annual working bee to improve the Bullocks Hill and Ghost ... http://www.environment.nsw.gov.au/media/OEHMedia14101001.htm10 Oct 14

Oyster grower and local students ensure nest high and dry

Media release: 9 October 2014 Pied Oystercatchers living at the Clyde River had some help last month when local students, an oyster grower and the NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) worked together to fortify their nest. ... http://www.environment.nsw.gov.au/media/OEHMedia04100901.htm09 Oct 14

Park fire bans in place in some western NSW parks

Media release: 9 October 2014 A park fire ban, also known as a solid fuel fire ban, is in place in many of the national parks and reserves within the National Parks and Wildlife Service Western Rivers Region, as the bushfire danger period begins. ... http://www.environment.nsw.gov.au/media/OEHMedia14100901.htm09 Oct 14

Hazard reduction burn in Wallarah National Park

Media release: 2 October 2014 The National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) will be conducting a hazard reduction burn in Wallarah National Park tomorrow Friday 03/10/14 and Saturday 04/10/14. NPWS Regional Manager Geoff Luscombe said the low intensity ... http://www.environment.nsw.gov.au/media/OEHmedia14100201.htm02 Oct 14

Smoke around the Central Coast on Thursday & Friday Hazard reduction burn in Brisbane Water National Park

Media release: 1 October 2014 The National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) is planning two hazard reduction burns in Brisbane Water ... http://www.environment.nsw.gov.au/media/OEHmedia14100103.htm01 Oct 14

Second NPWS hazard reduction burn in Medowie SCA in as many months

Media release: 1 October 2014 The NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) is planning its another hazard reduction burn in Medowie State Conservation Area, Port Stephens tomorrow 2 October. NPWS Hunter Coast ... http://www.environment.nsw.gov.au/media/OEHmedia14100102.htm01 Oct 14

Barrington trails re-open for October long weekend

Media release: 1 October 2014 Visitors to the World Heritage-listed Barrington Tops National Park this October long weekend, will again be able to enjoy access to some of the most spectacular 4WD trails in the area, following the lifting of the ... http://www.environment.nsw.gov.au/media/OEHmedia14100101.htm01 Oct 14

Wanted: Your koala and other wildlife sightings

Media release: 26 September 2014 The Office of Environment and Heritage (OEH) wants to know what wildlife you�™ve been seeing in north western NSW and you can help from the comfort of your own computer.  Honorary Scientific Fellow Dan Lunney ... http://www.environment.nsw.gov.au/media/OEHMedia14092603.htm26 Sep 14