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Brunswick Heads Nature Reserve gets healthy with alcohol free days

Media release: 19 December 2014 Following positive feedback from previous years, Brunswick Heads Nature Reserve north of Byron Bay will again be an alcohol-free zone on Boxing Day, New Year�™s Eve, New ... http://www.environment.nsw.gov.au/media/OEHmedia14121901.htm19 Dec 14

Watch out for Superb Parrots on the roads over Christmas

Media release: 18 December 2014 The NSW Office of Environment and Heritage (OEH) and local community members are concerned about recent reports of Superb Parrots being killed by vehicles on roads in the Boorowa and Young Shires. The ... http://www.environment.nsw.gov.au/media/OEHMedia2014121801.htm18 Dec 14

Thunder and lightning, fire at Devils Hole

Media release: 17 December 2014 National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) are working on a lightning-strike fire at Devils Hole in Parr State Conservation Area following yesterday�™s thunderstorms. NPWS Incident Controller, Angela Lonergan said that NPWS ... http://www.environment.nsw.gov.au/media/OEHmedia14121701.htm17 Dec 14

Court fines driver $1000 for driving in Illawarra Escarpment State Conservation Area

Media release: 16 December 2014 A driver who ignored �œno entry” signs, locked gates and other barriers to illegally drive through the Illawarra Escarpment State ... http://www.environment.nsw.gov.au/media/OEH14121601.htm16 Dec 14

Woombah Hazard Reduction Burn

Media release: 12 December 2014 The National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) has completed a successful hazard reduction burn in Bundjalung National Park near the village of Woombah. Clarence North Area Manager John Fisher said a window of opportunity where suitable weather conditions ... http://www.environment.nsw.gov.au/media/OEHmedia14121201.htm12 Dec 14

Drowned turtle reminder to fishers to check traps

Media release: 12 December 2014 The sad discovery of a marine turtle dead in a crab trap at Lake Wooloweyah has prompted a reminder to fishers of their responsibility to check their traps regularly to help prevent drowning of these marine creatures, ... http://www.environment.nsw.gov.au/media/OEHmedia14121202.htm12 Dec 14

Annual shearwater deaths a natural occurrence

Media release: 11 December 2014 Dead and dying shearwater birds are washing up on local beaches in what is an unfortunate but natural annual cycle. NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) Shorebird Recovery Coordinator Amy Harris said dead ... http://www.environment.nsw.gov.au/media/OEHMedia141211.htm11 Dec 14

Stotts Island 'Find it Fix it' Restoration Project

Media release: 10 December 2014 Following extensive damage caused by Ex Tropical Cyclone Oswald in January 2013, ecological restoration work is being undertaken by the National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) in areas of Stotts Island Nature ... http://www.environment.nsw.gov.au/media/OEHmedia14121001.htm10 Dec 14

Towra Point shorebird breeding season off to a flying start

Media release: 9 December 2014 The National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) is reporting a good start to the bird breeding season at Towra Point. NPWS Ranger, Jason Bishop said that so far seven Pied Oystercatcher fledglings ... http://www.environment.nsw.gov.au/media/OEHMedia14120901.htm09 Dec 14

One stop climate portal provides regional projections for Western NSW

Media release: 8 December 2014 For the first time communities, farmers, business and councils in regional NSW will have access to climate change information down to the nearest 10km allowing them to build ... http://www.environment.nsw.gov.au/media/OEHMedia14120805.htm08 Dec 14