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Endangered thick-lipped spider orchids rediscovered on south coast

Media release: 30 November 2016 In recent weeks scientists surveying the Shoalhaven area have identified endangered native orchid species with monikers as intriguing as their biological behaviour is. The pretty ... http://www.environment.nsw.gov.au/media/OEHMedia16113001.htm30 Nov 16

Class of 2016 �“ The Shining Stars of Sustainability

Media release: 29 November 2016 Emerging leaders in sustainability for Greater Western Sydney graduated over the weekend (26 November) at the Hawkesbury Earthcare Centre. Office of Environment and Heritage (OEH) Deputy Chief ... http://www.environment.nsw.gov.au/media/OEHMedia16112901.htm29 Nov 16

NSW's rarest Banksia doing the three-step

Media release: 24 November 2016 A three-step insurance plan to save Australia�™s rarest Banksia ramps-up after ten plants have been returned to the wild at Vincentia in the Shoalhaven. Office of Environment and Heritage (OEH) Threatened Species Officer Dr ... http://www.environment.nsw.gov.au/media/OEHMedia16112402.htm24 Nov 16

Green day for Southern Highland's glossy black-cockatoo

Media release: 24 November 2016 More than 700 trees are being planted across backyards in the Southern Highlands as part of a grassroots plan to save the glossy black-cockatoo. Earlier this month Allocasuarina littoralis or black sheoak ... http://www.environment.nsw.gov.au/media/OEHMedia16112401.htm24 Nov 16

Heathcote High School�™s blooms celebrate 1,000th milestone

Media release: 23 November 2016 Students at Heathcote High School are making a new vegetable garden complete with worm farm, and in doing so will help to mark a milestone for a grassroots education grant program. ... http://www.environment.nsw.gov.au/media/OEHMedia16112201.htm23 Nov 16

Mountain bike riders dig in to maintain Garigal�™s popular tracks

Media release: 23 November 2016 The National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) together with the local mountain biking community have started an innovative program for maintaining the very popular mountain ... http://www.environment.nsw.gov.au/media/OEHMedia16112303.htm23 Nov 16

Battery storage systems transitioning businesses to a clean energy future

Media release: 23 November 2016 NSW businesses now have a series of resources to help them better understand, investigate and buy battery storage systems, assisting businesses to reach their ... http://www.environment.nsw.gov.au/media/OEHMedia16112302.htm23 Nov 16

A golden opportunity: NPWS opens Expressions of Interest to lease Hill End General Store

Media release: 18 November 2016 The National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) is seeking Expressions of Interest (EOI) to lease the iconic Hill End General Store and ... http://www.environment.nsw.gov.au/media/OEHMedia16111801.htm18 Nov 16

More ways to enjoy Marramarra National Park

Media release: 17 November 2016 The National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) has finalised the amendment to the Marramarra National Park plan of management allowing bush camping at Twin Beaches and new horse riding opportunities. NPWS Regional Manager, Mr ... http://www.environment.nsw.gov.au/media/OEHMedia16111701.htm17 Nov 16

NPWS Yarrangobilly Caves House receives unique accommodation award

Media release: 14 November 2016 National Parks and Wildlife Service�™s (NPWS) Yarrangobilly Caves House has received a commendation award in the Unique Accommodation category at the Canberra and Region Tourism ... http://www.environment.nsw.gov.au/media/OEHMedia16111401.htm14 Nov 16