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NPWS working to contain two lightning-strike fires in Myall Lakes National Park

Media release: 24 November 2014 National Park as National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) and Rural Fire Service (RFS) crews are working to contain two separate fires believed to have ... http://www.environment.nsw.gov.au/media/OEHmedia14112401.htm24 Nov 14

Endangered frogs putting on a show at wetlands across southern NSW

Media release: 21 November 2014 Southern Bell Frogs have struck up a chorus at sites near Wakool and Murray Downs as environmental water creates ideal conditions for breeding. Once widespread, the Southern Bell Frog ... http://www.environment.nsw.gov.au/media/OEHMedia14112101.htm21 Nov 14

Fast response foils wild dogs

Media release: 18 November 2014 Quick action has led to the removal of wild dogs believed responsible for killing domestic animals in the Mangrove Mountain area. National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) Area Manager, Angela Lonergan said that the early reporting of wild dogs killing ... http://www.environment.nsw.gov.au/media/OEHmedia14111800.htm18 Nov 14

the upside of the dry down at Thegoa Lagoon, Wentworth

Media release: 17 November 2014 A carp-free future �“ that�™s the long term aim behind plans to allow Thegoa Lagoon at Wentworth to dry out over summer. Already this year, five tonnes of mature carp have been removed from the ... http://www.environment.nsw.gov.au/media/OEHMedia14111701.htm17 Nov 14

Smoke expected to impact Tablelands region as fire bans stay in place

Media release: 15 November 2014 The National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) is advising that the Tablelands including Armidale may be impacted by smoke over the coming days as a result of fires throughout ... http://www.environment.nsw.gov.au/media/OEHmedia14111501.htm15 Nov 14


Media release: 14 November 2014 On a crisp winter morning off Lady Elliot Island, a passing manta ray was snapped sweeping above the ocean floor by diver Fabrice Jaine and today that shot has been ... http://www.environment.nsw.gov.au/media/OEHMedia14111401.htm14 Nov 14

NPWS remote fire crews gain the upper hand

Media release: 11 November 2014 Seven of the eight fires which started last week in remote areas of Wollemi, Goulburn River and Gardens of Stone national parks, have been extinguished by NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS). NPWS Area Manager David ... http://www.environment.nsw.gov.au/media/OEHMedia14111101.htm11 Nov 14

Expert NPWS fire crews extinguish remote wildfire north of Gloucester

Media release: 9 November 2014 NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) fire fighters have worked for two weeks to extinguish a wildfire caused by a lightning-strike in rugged and remote terrain north ... http://www.environment.nsw.gov.au/media/OEHmedia14110900.htm09 Nov 14

Energy Efficiency Expo a boost for the Hunter

Media release: 6 November 2014 The cheapest energy is energy you don�™t use and this is a key message in an upcoming Energy Efficiency Expo being held at Kurri Kurri in November. Kurri Kurri TAFE campus will be awash with ideas, innovations and ... http://www.environment.nsw.gov.au/media/OEHmedai14110600.htm06 Nov 14

Birds, birds, and more birds at Fivebough and Tuckerbil swamps

Media release: 6 November 2014 Thousands of birds have converged on the Fivebough and Tuckerbil swamps near Leeton in what could become the biggest waterbird flocking to the area for 20 years. Brolgas, bitterns and terns ... http://www.environment.nsw.gov.au/media/OEHMedia14110601.htm06 Nov 14