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New leasing partnership heralds reinvigoration for the La Perouse precinct of Botany Bay National Park

Media release: 22 August 2016 The La Perouse museum precinct in Botany Bay National Park will be reinvigorated with the NSW Government and ... http://www.environment.nsw.gov.au/media/OEHMedia16082201.htm22 Aug 16

Warm calm weather perfect for hazard reduction burning

Media release: 19 August 2016 The National Parks and Wildlife Service is currently undertaking hazard reduction burning within Georges Creek Nature Reserve, Oxley Wild Rivers and Cunnawarra National Parks, to take advantage of weather ... http://www.environment.nsw.gov.au/media/OEHMedia16081901.htm19 Aug 16

Planned aerial control of feral pigs in Kosciuszko

Media release: 18 August 2016 The National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) is planning to undertake a routine aerial shoot operation next week targeting feral pigs in the central and northern sections of Kosciuszko National Park. NPWS Southern ... http://www.environment.nsw.gov.au/media/OEHMedia16081801.htm18 Aug 16

NSW Government funding boost for local councils tackling climate change

Media release: 16 August 2016 The NSW Office of Environment and Heritage (OEH) has announced an extension of the Government�™s successful Building Resilience to Climate Change (BRCC) program, which ... http://www.environment.nsw.gov.au/media/OEHMedia16081601.htm16 Aug 16

Call to community and government groups to apply for local environmental grants

Media release: 15 August 2016 A total of $4 million in grant funds is available to community groups and government entities for a range of local environment restoration and improvement ... http://www.environment.nsw.gov.au/media/OEHMedia16081501.htm15 Aug 16

Rare chance to see Sydney's very own unique botanic attraction

Media release: 12 August 2016 Muogamarra Nature Reserve will open its doors to the public this weekend to give plant lovers a glimpse into the bush reserve's amazing collection of wildflowers and unique Aboriginal ... http://www.environment.nsw.gov.au/media/OEHMedia16081201.htm12 Aug 16

New plan for managing Murrah Flora Reserves

Media release: 11 August 2016 The newly formed committee drafting the working plan for the Murrah Flora Reserves met yesterday to discuss the ongoing management of the Far South Coast's newest protected area. Located between Tathra and Bermagui, the 11,811 ... http://www.environment.nsw.gov.au/media/OEHMedia16081101.htm11 Aug 16

128 endangered Loggerhead turtles hatch in Tyagarah

Media release: 11 August 2016 128 endangered Loggerhead turtles have hatched at a nest in the Tyagarah Nature Reserve thanks to a member of the public alerting National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) in January and management by the ... http://www.environment.nsw.gov.au/media/OEHMedia16081102.htm11 Aug 16

New format as Pigs fly in for Warrumbungles Concert

Media release: 9 August 2016 A new format for the Warrumbungles Crooked Mountain Concert will see some of Australia�™s up and coming country, rock and bluegrass artists perform at the signature Coonabarabran event on Saturday 5 November. ... http://www.environment.nsw.gov.au/media/OEHMedia16080901.htm09 Aug 16

Highest ever number of humpbacks recorded at Cape Solander

Media release: 8 August 2016 Cape Solander Whale Migration Study volunteers at Kamay Botany Bay National Park have wrapped up another year of vital citizen science work in monitoring whale numbers during their northern migration, ... http://www.environment.nsw.gov.au/media/OEHMedia16080801.htm08 Aug 16