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Aboriginal Artefacts repatriated to Wellington Local Aboriginal Land Council

Media release: 31 July 2015 One of the largest collections of stone artefacts in Western NSW has been catalogued by the Office of Environment and Heritage (OEH) and repatriated to Wellington ... Jul 15

Snow dump causes tree chaos on Mount Canobolas

Media release: 30 July 2015 It may have looked beautiful, but the recent snow dump on Mount Canobolas near Orange has left the State Conservation Area facing a massive clean-up. Ranger Steve Woodhall said the heavy snow had brought down trees and ... Jul 15

Rare whale needs whale of space

Media release: 28 July 2015 A migrating Southern Right Whale delighting Sydney sider�™s over the past week has also prompted authorities to remind people to observe distance regulations for their own safety and that of the whale. National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) ... Jul 15

Unattended campfires burn Blowering Foreshores

Media release: 24 July 2015 The National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) is reminding visitors to properly extinguish campfires after four fires escaped in recent weeks, burning six hectares of grassland at the Blowering Foreshores. NPWS Ranger Andrew ... Jul 15

Volunteers help maintain Styles Creek Track in Morton National Park

Media release: 20 July 2015   Shoalhaven Bushwalkers, The Canberra Bushwalking Club and NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) staff rolled up their sleeves recently to clear overgrown sections of the ... Jul 15

It's dating and mating season for the Eastern Grass Owl

Media release: 20 July 2015 Love is in the air for the Eastern Grass Owl as they begin their search for a mate before heading off to nest and settle down with their new family. The ground-nesting owls are listed as ... Jul 15

Mystery Marsupial spotted at Nombinnie Nature Reserve

Media release: 14 July 2015 National Parks and Wildlife Service staff are excited after a positive sighting of an endangered Kultarr in Nombinnie Nature Reserve in Central Western NSW - the first time the marsupial had been seen in that area ... Jul 15

NPWS working with mountain biking community to establish Garigal National Park riding tracks

Media release: 2 July 2015 The NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) recently met with the mountain biking community to discuss the next stages of ... Jul 15

Boom Crash Opera in the Warrumbungles:tickets on sale

Media release: 1 July 2015 Australian music legends Boom Crash Opera will rock the Warrumbungles this year as the headline act of the Crooked Mountain Concert on Saturday 7 November 2015. Boom Crash Opera are renowned for their hits ... Jul 15

NPWS hopeful Little Penguin Colony now safe

Media release: 27 June 2015 The fox that is believed to be responsible for the deaths of twenty-six Little Penguins at North Head has been killed overnight as part of an ongoing National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) operation to protect the last remaining ... Jun 15