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First southern right whale spotted off Sydney

Media release: 25 July 2016 The National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) has welcomed the arrival of southern right whales off the NSW coast again this year after one was spotted entering Botany Bay today just off the coast of Sydney. NPWS Wildlife ... http://www.environment.nsw.gov.au/media/OEHMedia16072501.htm25 Jul 16

4WD damage forces closure of Mt Coree Summit Road

Media release: 18 July 2016 The NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) have closed the road to Mt Coree in Brindabella National Park following extensive damage from 4WD and trail bikes. NPWS Area Manager Anthony Evans said the Mt Coree Road ... http://www.environment.nsw.gov.au/media/OEHMedia16071801.htm18 Jul 16

Please don�™t feed native birds

Media release: 8 July 2016 The National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) is reminding Bombala residents to not feed native birds following reports that large flocks of hand-fed birds are causing a nuisance. NPWS Bombala Area Manager, Franz Peters, said feeding wildlife, ... http://www.environment.nsw.gov.au/media/OEHMedia16070802.htm08 Jul 16

Dust storm watchers awarded for 10 years of volunteering

Media release: 8 July 2016 12 residents, the majority from rural south-western NSW, have been recognised at the inaugural DustWatch Volunteer Awards ceremony for contributing to vital dust storm and wind erosion research in Australia ... http://www.environment.nsw.gov.au/media/OEHMedia16070801.htm08 Jul 16

New book on endangered shorebirds on South Coast

Media release: 7 July 2016 A new children�™s book about the lives of endangered shorebirds on the South Coast of NSW will be launched this weekend as part of a project funded by the NSW Environmental Trust and the National Parks and Wildlife ... http://www.environment.nsw.gov.au/media/OEHMedia16070701.htm07 Jul 16

NPWS opens Expressions of Interest for Fort Denison�™s restaurant and events space

Media release: 4 July 2016 The National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) is seeking Expressions of Interest (EOI) from experienced and innovative operators for the lease ... http://www.environment.nsw.gov.au/media/OEHMedia16070403.htm04 Jul 16

Feedback sought on Malabar Headland �˜Boora Point�™ walking track

Media release: 4 July 2016 Community feedback is being sought for the proposed construction of a new coastal walking track for the eastern section of Malabar Headland National Park. The track ... http://www.environment.nsw.gov.au/media/OEHMedia16070402.htm04 Jul 16

NPWS undertakes aerial pest management operations across the Southern Ranges Region

Media release: 4 July 2016 The National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) has undertaken an aerial control of pest animals across the Southern Ranges Region as part of its ongoing ... http://www.environment.nsw.gov.au/media/OEHMedia16070401.htm04 Jul 16

Koala spotted crossing the road near Queanbeyan

Media release: 28 June 2016 Koalas have been spotted crossing Captains Flat Road in Cuumbeun Nature Reserve this month delighting passing motorists but also serving as a reminder to slow down on the roads. ... http://www.environment.nsw.gov.au/media/OEHMedia16062801.htm28 Jun 16

Southern Snowy Mountains Aboriginal Community to jointly manage Kosciuszko National Park

Media release: 27 June 2016 The Southern Snowy Mountains Aboriginal Community now has stronger links with the National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) in the management ... http://www.environment.nsw.gov.au/media/OEHMedia16062701.htm27 Jun 16