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Back to Hartley Day on October 26 will be full, fun and festive

Media release: 24 October 2014 The very popular �˜Back to Hartley�™ Day, which attracted a huge crowd to the historic village near Lithgow, two years ago will be held for the  third time on Sunday 26 October ... http://www.environment.nsw.gov.au/media/OEHMedia14102401.htm24 Oct 14

4WDs damage Little Murray Creek in Barrington Tops National Park

Media release: 22 October 2014 Authorities are shocked by the behaviour of 4WD �˜hoons�™ who have deliberately gone out of their way to damage a watercourse in Barrington Tops National Park over last weekend. ... http://www.environment.nsw.gov.au/media/OEHmedia14102201.htm22 Oct 14

Locals asked to go Cockatoo for Ibis research

Media release: 21 October 2014 People all over New South Wales are being asked to be on the lookout for some of our most obvious birds. Everyone is encouraged to become birdwatchers, at least for a day, on Sunday 26 October as part of the annual white ibis, ... http://www.environment.nsw.gov.au/media/OEHmedia14102100.htm21 Oct 14

Numbers down in Coastal Emu Count

Media release: 20 October 2014 Over 76 volunteers from the Clarence and Bungawalbin areas assisted in this year�™s Coastal Emu survey held last month counting 85 birds. NPWS Ranger and survey coordinator Gina Hart said this year�™s count was down on the 109 birds ... http://www.environment.nsw.gov.au/media/OEHmedia14102000.htm20 Oct 14

Two Elephant seals in two years after a twenty year drought

Media release: 16 October 2014 Late last month an Elephant seal hauled out at Sunshine Bay near Batemans Bay, delighting National Parks�™ staff and making a welcome addition to the heavy workloads of ORRCA volunteers. A ... http://www.environment.nsw.gov.au/media/OEHMedia14101601.htm16 Oct 14

Albury businesses invited to free Kill-a-Watt breakfast on energy savings

Media release: 13 October 2014 Small and large businesses are invited to gain tips on saving energy and learn about financing options for embracing energy efficiency and the use of renewable energy at ... http://www.environment.nsw.gov.au/media/OEH14101301.htm13 Oct 14

Third annual Bullocks Hill campsite working bee in Kosciuszko delivers

Media release: 10 October 2014 Parks staff and Kosciuszko Brumby and Horse Camp Conservationists�™ (KBHCC) volunteers recently held their third annual working bee to improve the Bullocks Hill and Ghost ... http://www.environment.nsw.gov.au/media/OEHMedia14101001.htm10 Oct 14

Oyster grower and local students ensure nest high and dry

Media release: 9 October 2014 Pied Oystercatchers living at the Clyde River had some help last month when local students, an oyster grower and the NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) worked together to fortify their nest. ... http://www.environment.nsw.gov.au/media/OEHMedia04100901.htm09 Oct 14

Park fire bans in place in some western NSW parks

Media release: 9 October 2014 A park fire ban, also known as a solid fuel fire ban, is in place in many of the national parks and reserves within the National Parks and Wildlife Service Western Rivers Region, as the bushfire danger period begins. ... http://www.environment.nsw.gov.au/media/OEHMedia14100901.htm09 Oct 14

Hazard reduction burn in Wallarah National Park

Media release: 2 October 2014 The National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) will be conducting a hazard reduction burn in Wallarah National Park tomorrow Friday 03/10/14 and Saturday 04/10/14. NPWS Regional Manager Geoff Luscombe said the low intensity ... http://www.environment.nsw.gov.au/media/OEHmedia14100201.htm02 Oct 14