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Join �˜Follow the Wool Road�™, a heritage tour this Parks Week

Media release: 27 February 2015 Connecting with nature will be a walk in the park this Parks Week, with over 35 great tours and events to be held from Monday to Sunday, March 9 to 15. NSW National ... Feb 15

Get involved in seabird habitat restoration on Five Islands Nature Reserve

Media release: 26 February 2015 Community members are invited to a free seminar about restoring the local seabird nesting and breeding habitat of Five Islands Nature Reserve, offshore from Port ... Feb 15

Admire the Merimbula seal but do it from a distance

Media release: 25 February 2015 The NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service reminds Merimbula locals and visitors to be �˜seal aware�™ as once again, an Australian Fur Seal has taken up residence. NPWS Ranger George Malolakis said ... Feb 15

Kosciuszko visitors be aware of new and serious weed

Media release: 12 February 2015 A serious agricultural threat called Mouse Ear-hawkweed was recently discovered in Kosciuszko National Park, prompting a major seek-and-destroy mission by the NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service and others. ... Feb 15

New plant shocks scientists in NSW

Media release: 28 January 2015 A plant whose seeds can be distributed by a single rain drop, lives off fungus and sprouts tiny orange flowers that smell like dead fish has been discovered in the Blue Mountains. NSW Office of Environment and Heritage Senior Threatened Species ... Jan 15

Cudgen Nature Reserve Seeks Friends

Media release: 21 January 2015 Cudgen Nature Reserve seeks friends     Are you interested in helping to protect Cudgen Nature Reserve? The National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) is seeking volunteers to join �˜Friends of Cudgen Nature Reserve�™.   NPWS ... Jan 15

Hunter data analysed in 2014 Air Quality Statement

Media release: 13 January 2015 Air quality across NSW was better in 2014 compared to 2013, detailed analysis of data from the NSW Government�™s network of air monitoring stations shows. Office of Environment and Heritage Director of Climate ... Jan 15

Year in review - NSW skies clearer in 2014

Media release: 13 January 2015 Air quality across much of New South Wales was better in 2014 than in 2013 the annual snap shot of the state�™s air quality shows.  Office of Environment and Heritage, Director of Climate and Atmospheric Science, Mr Matt ... Jan 15

Bark stripped from trees in apparent vandalism at Bulgandry Aboriginal Place

Media release: 13 January 2015 Authorities are outraged that two large eucalypt trees located near an Aboriginal Place which have been vandalised with the removal of extensive amounts of bark at ... Jan 15

Explore Sydney's bush by kayak

Media release: 9 January 2015 Explore Sydney�™s bush by kayak   The National Parks and Wildlife Service today launched a new program of tours around Sydney�™s hidden waterways. NPWS Discovery C-ordinator, Tim Porter said the tours were a great way to do something fun, and ... Jan 15