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Celebrate biodiversity at Blue Gum Hills Regional Park

Media release: 22 September 2016 Spring into action and enjoy a family day of celebrations these school holidays at Biodiversity Day in the Blue Gum Hills Regional Park at Minmi, just west of Newcastle and see the world famous Wollemi Pine ... http://www.environment.nsw.gov.au/media/OEHMedia16092202.htm22 Sep 16

Something for everyone this NYE in Sydney Harbour National Park

Media release: 22 September 2016 NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) will be hosting a range of New Year's Eve events in Sydney's most stunning harbour-side bushland and heritage settings with tickets going on ... http://www.environment.nsw.gov.au/media/OEHMedia16092201.htm22 Sep 16

Twitchers delight as rare Ospreys nest near Georges River

Media release: 19 September 2016 An eagle-eyed National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) officer has photographed a pair of rare and endangered Eastern Ospreys nesting at the very southern edge of their known breeding range, near ... http://www.environment.nsw.gov.au/media/OEHMedia16091901.htm19 Sep 16

National Parks prepare for the approaching fire season

Media release: 14 September 2016 Approximately 65 National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) staff from the South Coast were training in Nowra today in readiness for the upcoming fire season. NPWS South Coast Regional Manager, Diane ... http://www.environment.nsw.gov.au/media/OEHMedia16091401.htm14 Sep 16

Boorowa kids use creative power to help save the threatened Superb Parrot

Media release: 9 September 2016 The artistic talents of kids from Boorowa Central School and St Joseph�™s are brightening up the Lachlan Valley Way as new road signs are installed featuring their ... http://www.environment.nsw.gov.au/media/OEHMedia16090902.htm09 Sep 16

Inner West creating frog-friendly habitat on Threatened Species Day

Media release: 9 September 2016 Cool shady corners, grassy vegetation or ponds bathed in sunlight? What habitat does a threatened frog which resides in Sydney prefer? A variety of groups joined forces this week to ... http://www.environment.nsw.gov.au/media/OEHMedia16090901.htm09 Sep 16

Spy cameras help save the endangered malleefowl

Media release: 8 September 2016 Five remote cameras set up near active malleefowl mounds in the Central West are capturing exactly who is visiting these nests and unlocking valuable secrets that NSW scientists will use to help save this endangered bird. ... http://www.environment.nsw.gov.au/media/OEHMedia16090801.htm08 Sep 16

Solar panels stolen from Green Cape Light station

Media release: 5 September 2016 The National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) are appealing for information from the public on the theft of twenty five solar panels from the Green Cape Light Station on Monday 29 August. NPWS Ranger Craig Dickmann ... http://www.environment.nsw.gov.au/media/OEHMedia16090501.htm05 Sep 16

Be aware bird breeding season is here

Media release: 1 September 2016 It�™s that time of year again �“ when residents begin donning ice cream containers and holding sticks in the air in an effort to divert dive-bombing breeding birds. As spring arrives, many species of native birds are beginning to ... http://www.environment.nsw.gov.au/media/OEHMedia16090201.htm01 Sep 16

Find out more about the South Coast's Koalas and other threatened species

Media release: 29 August 2016 The rare sighting of a koala in the Murrah Flora Reserves near Bermagui last week has excited and strengthened local commitment to protecting the region's threatened ... http://www.environment.nsw.gov.au/media/OEHMedia16082901.htm29 Aug 16