OEH media releases

Subscribe to RSS Subscribe to OEH media releases


Chopper assisting birds at Five Islands Nature Reserve

Media release: 22 April 2014 Illawarra residents may notice a helicopter in the region this week as the NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) and collaborators will be helping to restore habitat for burrowing seabirds near Port ... http://www.environment.nsw.gov.au/media/OEHMedia14042201.htm22 Apr 14

National Parks takes award winning WilderQuest Program to Taronga Western Plains Zoo

Media release: 16 April 2014 A new resident has moved into Taronga Western Plains Zoo these school holidays but it�™s not another four legged friend. The National Parks and ... http://www.environment.nsw.gov.au/media/OEHMedia14041601.htm16 Apr 14

Cane toads beware

Media release: 15 April 2014 New guidelines released today by the Office of Environment and Heritage will help local councils and other land managers stop the spread of cane toads. Office of Environment and Heritage Chief Executive Terry Bailey said the publication �˜Eradicating cane toads in NSW outside ... http://www.environment.nsw.gov.au/media/OEHMedia14041501.htm15 Apr 14

Heritage Council applauds �˜heritage heroes�™

Media release: 15 April 2014 Eighteen individuals and groups were honoured today for significant contributions to their local heritage by Heritage Council of NSW Chairman Professor Lawrence Nield. The �˜heritage heroes�™ ... http://www.environment.nsw.gov.au/media/OEHMedia14041502.htm15 Apr 14

Budawang area of Morton National Park to be closed for prescribed burn

Media release: 11 April 2014 The National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) is planning to undertake a large prescribed burn in the western section of the Budawangs in Morton National Park. The burn is ... http://www.environment.nsw.gov.au/media/OEHMedia14041101.htm11 Apr 14

Tea coloured water in Tuppal Creek no threat to fish

Media release: 10 April 2014 The Office of Environment and Heritage says landholders and anglers should not be alarmed at the colour of the water in the Tuppal Creek, near Deniliquin, where the water resembles a rather strong cup of tea. ... http://www.environment.nsw.gov.au/media/OEHMedia14041001.htm10 Apr 14

Recent rain timely benefit for national park burn-offs

Media release: 9 April 2014 The National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) is ready to roll with the next round of hazard reduction burns, with the recent rain providing some much needed moisture to areas which were too dry to burn. Acting ... http://www.environment.nsw.gov.au/media/OEHmedia14040902.htm09 Apr 14

Green Turtles Swim Free at Lennox Head

Media release: 9 April 2014 Two green turtles are safely back at sea after being released from the Lennox Head boat channel last Sunday (30/03) following a short period in care with Australian Seabird Rescue. National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) Ranger, Andrew Fay ... http://www.environment.nsw.gov.au/media/OEHmedia14040901.htm09 Apr 14

Aerial baiting for wild dogs in Upper Hunter Valley

Media release: 9 April 2014 As part of an annual pest control program in the Upper Hunter Valley, the National Parks and Wildlife Service will be conducting aerial baiting for wild dogs in May. Local Area Manager Peta Norris said that aerial ... http://www.environment.nsw.gov.au/media/OEHmedia14040900.htm09 Apr 14

Free activities at Yanga these school holidays

Media release: 8 April 2014 There are no excuses for bored kids these school holidays with plenty of free activities for young and old on offer at Yanga National Park. National Parks and Wildlife Service Ranger Mon Carmichael said the program of ... http://www.environment.nsw.gov.au/media/OEHMedia14040802.htm08 Apr 14