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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 ... http://www.environment.nsw.gov.au/media/OEHMedia15012801.htm28 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 ... http://www.environment.nsw.gov.au/media/OEH15012101.htm21 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 ... http://www.environment.nsw.gov.au/media/OEHMedia13011303.htm13 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 ... http://www.environment.nsw.gov.au/media/OEHMedia15011302.htm13 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 ... http://www.environment.nsw.gov.au/media/OEHmedia15011301.htm13 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 ... http://www.environment.nsw.gov.au/media/OEH15010901.htm09 Jan 15

Still seeking koala sightings in the North-West

Media release: 8 January 2015 The Office of Environment and Heritage is seeking your help to fill the gaps in an online survey of koalas and other wildlife in north-west NSW. On line at www.conservationsurveys.con , the citizen science survey of koalas ... http://www.environment.nsw.gov.au/media/OEHMedia15010801.htm08 Jan 15

Wirritin fire damage repaired on Corang Plateau track

Media release: 7 January 2015 Bushwalkers fond of Corang Plateau will be pleasantly surprised by the newly laid walking track, installed to repair damage caused by the Wirritin fire in October, 2013. NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service ... http://www.environment.nsw.gov.au/media/OEHMedia15010701.htm07 Jan 15

Bumper wildflower bloom in Kosciuszko right now

Media release: 2 January 2015 Now is the time to head for Kosciuszko National Park to see the best of summer wildflower blooms on display. NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) Alpine Ecologist Ken Green reported 67 species currently flowering ... http://www.environment.nsw.gov.au/media/OEHMedia14010202.htm02 Jan 15

Breeding shearwaters get a hand with weed infestation

Media release: 2 January 2015 An infestation of kikuyu grass and coastal morning glory is threatening Shearwater breeding grounds on Big Island near Port Kembla. This weekend, volunteers and Office of Environment and Heritage (OEH) staff are ... http://www.environment.nsw.gov.au/media/OEHMedia2015010201.htm02 Jan 15