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Statement relating to tragedy involving OEH officer near Moree

Media release: 30 July 2014 Office of Environment and Heritage (OEH) staff are mourning the loss of one of their own following the tragic events near Moree yesterday afternoon (29/7).  OEH Chief Executive, Terry Bailey ... http://www.environment.nsw.gov.au/media/OEHMedia14073001.htm30 Jul 14

Statement on NPWS Nattai office consolidation

Media release: 29 July 2014 The current Picton Office is for sale and the National Parks and Wildlife Service lease expires early next year and consequently, we have to move before then. The closure of the Picton office and relocation of four staff to the ... http://www.environment.nsw.gov.au/media/OEHMedia14072901.htm29 Jul 14

Eviction for South Solitary Island house mouse

Media release: 28 July 2014 Introduced mice are set to be removed from South Solitary Island, off Coffs Harbour, as part of a rodent eradication program to help restore native species by ridding all offshore islands in New South Wales (NSW) of introduced ... http://www.environment.nsw.gov.au/media/OEHmedia14072801.htm28 Jul 14

Joint effort to control wild dogs in the Upper Hunter's national parks

Media release: 24 July 2014 Wild dogs are being managed in and around national parks and reserves across the Upper Hunter thanks to the cooperation of landholders, wild dog associations, Local Land Services ... http://www.environment.nsw.gov.au/media/OEHMedia14072401.htm24 Jul 14

Hazard reduction burn in Bouddi National Park

Media release: 23 July 2014 The National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) will be conducting a hazard reduction burn in Bouddi National Park on 24 July 2014 east of MacMasters Beach.  NPWS Regional Manager Geoff Luscombe said this is part of an ongoing ... http://www.environment.nsw.gov.au/media/OEHMedia14072301.htm23 Jul 14

Enjoy Kosciuszko but respect the snow and conditions

Media release: 22 July 2014 The NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) reminds visitors to Kosciuszko National Park to take safety precautions before venturing into the backcountry this snow season. NPWS Area Manager Anthony Evans said ... http://www.environment.nsw.gov.au/media/OEHMedia14072201.htm22 Jul 14

Hazard reduction burn in New England National Park, north west of Kempsey

Media release: 18 July 2014 The National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) is planning a hazard reduction burn in New England National Park, north west of Kempsey Wednesday 23 or Thursday 24 July. ... http://www.environment.nsw.gov.au/media/OEHmedia14072200.htm18 Jul 14

Bitou bush control in Broadwater National Park postponed

Media release: 18 July 2014 Bitou Bush Control scheduled to commence today in Broadwater National Park has been postponed due to poor weather. Weather conditions permitting, this control will now commence on Tuesday 22 nd July. ... http://www.environment.nsw.gov.au/media/OEHMedia14071901.htm18 Jul 14

Targeted pig control for Ballina Nature Reserve

Media release: 18 July 2014 Aerial feral pig baiting is planned to be conducted in Ballina Nature Reserve on Monday 21 st , July 2014. The NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) Pest Management Officer, Lisa Wellman said pig baits will be ... http://www.environment.nsw.gov.au/media/OEHmedia14071800.htm18 Jul 14

Parks and ORRCA monitoring injured seal at Vincentia

Media release: 16 July 2014 Staff from the NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) and trained volunteers from the Organisation for the Rescue and Research of Cetaceans in Australia (ORRCA) are monitoring an injured seal at Vincentia. ... http://www.environment.nsw.gov.au/media/OEHMedia14071601.htm16 Jul 14