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Fire out although Minyon Loop in Nightcap National Park remains closed

Media release: 19 September 2014 The bushfire which started under suspicious circumstances last Sunday in Nightcap National Park has now been contained by National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) and Rural ... http://www.environment.nsw.gov.au/media/OEHmedia14091902.htm19 Sep 14

Sydney gears up for once-in-a decade global conservation event

Media release: 19 September 2014 Today marks World Parks Day and Sydney counts down to host the IUCN World Parks Congress 2014, a major international event which will shape national parks management for the next ten years ... http://www.environment.nsw.gov.au/media/OEHMedia14091901.htm19 Sep 14

Kangaroos after a free meal and please don�™t feed the ducks

Media release: 18 September 2014 Visitors to Little Bay picnic area in Arakoon National Park are being warned to be aware of eastern grey kangaroos seeking a free meal after several people were harassed at Overshot ... http://www.environment.nsw.gov.au/media/OEHmedia14091802.htm18 Sep 14

Major NPWS hazard reduction burn in Medowie SCA tomorrow

Media release: 18 September 2014 The NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) is tomorrow (19/9) planning to conduct a hazard reduction burn in Medowie State Conservation Area, Port Stephens. NPWS Hunter Coast Area Manager Andrew ... http://www.environment.nsw.gov.au/media/OEHmedia14091801.htm18 Sep 14

Free Activities abound at Yanga these School Holidays

Media release: 17 September 2014 There are no excuses for bored kids these school holidays with plenty of free activities for young and old on offer at Yanga National Park, near Balranald. National Parks and Wildlife Service Discovery Ranger ... http://www.environment.nsw.gov.au/media/OEHmedia14091703.htm17 Sep 14

Rare Swift Parrot sighted on way home

Media release: 17 September 2014 A small flock of Swift Parrots - one of Australia�™s most endangered birds - has been spotted feeding in Deepwater Park along the George�™s River at Milperra for the first time. The first ever recorded sightings in the area were ... http://www.environment.nsw.gov.au/media/OEHMedia14091701.htm17 Sep 14

Magpie swooping season is here

Media release: 16 September 2014 The National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) is reminding people that it�™s the time of the year when there is an increased risk of swooping magpies as it�™s the bird�™s breeding season. The NPWS receives many phone calls about ... http://www.environment.nsw.gov.au/media/OEHMedia14091601.htm16 Sep 14

Bushfire closes sections of Nightcap National Park

Media release: 15 September 2014 A bushfire which started in Nightcap National Park, west of Byron Bay yesterday is still being brought under control. National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) Area Manager, John Fisher, said that the fire, which ... http://www.environment.nsw.gov.au/media/OEHmedia14091501.htm15 Sep 14

Python's interstate trip comes to an end

Media release: 10 September 2014 A carpet python which completed a 3000-kilometre round trip has been returned to its natural habitat in Bungawalbin, south-west of Lismore. National Parks and Wildlife Service Area Manager, Nathan Oliver, said that the 1.8 metre ... http://www.environment.nsw.gov.au/media/OEHmedia14091000.htm10 Sep 14

Treat all snakes as venomous as they emerge this spring

Media release: 9 September 2014 NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) urges people in the cooler regions to watch for snakes, which are re-emerging after winter hibernation. Never try to catch or kill a snake both for the ... http://www.environment.nsw.gov.au/media/OEHMedia14090901.htm09 Sep 14