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National Park closures during hazard reductions burns

Media release: 29 March 2015 The NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) and Rural Fire Service (RFS) will conduct two hazard reduction burns in Blue Mountains National Park in the lead up to Easter, if weather allows. The 3115 ... http://www.environment.nsw.gov.au/media/OEHMedia2015032901.htm29 Mar 15

NPWS plans large remote area burn in Blue Mountains

Media release: 27 March 2015 NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) will undertake a 10,000-hectare hazard reduction burn in a remote southern area of the Blue Mountains National Park, near Yerranderie on Sunday 29 March 2015. It is ... http://www.environment.nsw.gov.au/media/OEHMedia15032701.htm27 Mar 15

Parks Week provided a refreshing day in the bush near Woomargama

Media release: 26 March 2015 Close to 100 people came together this month to celebrate Parks Week in the Blue Metal Travelling Stock Reserve near Woomargama National Park. NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) ... http://www.environment.nsw.gov.au/media/OEHMedia15032601.htm26 Mar 15

National Parks got the dog!

Media release: 23 March 2015 After five years of concerted effort, NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service dog trappers have caught the Monaro�™s worst marauding wild dog �“ a black, tan and white hybrid dingo and domestic dog cross that terrorised livestock in the Numbla Vale ... http://www.environment.nsw.gov.au/media/OEHMedia15032301.htm23 Mar 15

Seeking koala survey volunteers in the Yass and Queanbeyan regions

Media release: 19 March 2015 The NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service is calling for volunteers of bushwalking fitness to survey koala habitat in the Yass and Queanbeyan regions from late March, weather willing. ... http://www.environment.nsw.gov.au/media/OEHMedia15031901.htm19 Mar 15

Hazard reduction burn at Tapitallee Nature Reserve near Nowra

Media release: 17 March 2015 NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service is conducting a hazard reduction burn at Kaloona Drive, Bangalee, today - Tuesday, March 17. This 10 hectare burn is occurring at the northern end of ... http://www.environment.nsw.gov.au/media/OEHMedia15031701.htm17 Mar 15

Narran Lake natural and cultural wonders on show 7 April

Media release: 13 March 2015 The wild wonders of Narran Lake Nature Reserve, near Walgett rarely opened to the public, will be on show on Tuesday 7 April as the Narran Lake Nature Reserve Aboriginal Co-management Committee and National ... http://www.environment.nsw.gov.au/media/OEHMedia15031301.htm13 Mar 15

Yarradda Lagoon Restoration a Collaborative Effort

Media release: 11 March 2015 Work is underway to restore the health of a well-known lagoon on the Murrumbidgee River. Yarradda Lagoon, west of Darlington Point, is an important colonial waterbird breeding site, but was hit hard by the millennium ... http://www.environment.nsw.gov.au/media/OEH15031101.htm11 Mar 15

Hazard reduction burning continues in Kosciuszko and Brindabella National Parks

Media release: 11 March 2015 The NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) reminds people to check the Rural Fire Service website for hazard reduction burns planned across all land ... http://www.environment.nsw.gov.au/media/OEHMedia15031102.htm11 Mar 15

Threatened species' homes going up in fireplace smoke

Media release: 10 March 2015 A burning desire for firewood to heat our homes has seen a significant increase in reports of illegal firewood collection in rural areas made to the NSW Office of Environment and Heritage (OEH). Illegal firewood ... http://www.environment.nsw.gov.au/media/OEHMedia2015031001.htm10 Mar 15