Wild weather forces the temporary closure of beach driving at the Worimi Conservation Lands
People are advised that driving along Stockton Beach in the Worimi Conservation lands is temporarily closed, due to large swell causing unsafe driving conditions.
- 18 Jun 2018
Research underway at the Lake Cargelligo 'fish and bird nursery'
Recent surveys of both fish and birds in and around Lake Cargelligo by the Office of Environment and Heritage (OEH) and a local ecologist are helping to develop a more complete picture about how the lake contributes to the ecological health of the whole Lachlan valley.
- 14 Jun 2018
Locals dig in to save critically endangered North Rothbury plant
The population of a critically endangered Hunter region plant has grown by 400 after two successful planting out campaigns by the Office of Environment and Heritage and local volunteers.
- 01 Jun 2018
Giving our native fish a helping hand before winter
Important native fish in the Peel River near Tamworth, including the iconic Murray cod and the threatened freshwater catfish, will enjoy a flush of fresh food washed in from the proposed release of water for the environment from Chaffey Dam in early June.
- 31 May 2018
Latest ministerial media releases
Making buildings greener with NABERS on World Environment Day
Three ambitious new projects that could dramatically reduce energy and water consumption in office and apartment blocks across Australia have been launched by NSW Environment Minister Gabrielle Upton.
- 05 Jun 2018
164 year-old bill of sale for PS Collaroy at home in the State Library
Minister for Heritage Gabrielle Upton and Minister for the Arts Don Harwin have announced a restored historic 'bill of sale' for the mid-19th century paddle steamer Collaroy has been handed to the State Library of NSW for safekeeping and public display.
- 21 May 2018
Koala Strategy will save Australia's national treasure
Premier Gladys Berejiklian has today unveiled an unprecedented State strategy to protect Australia's iconic koala, including a special new koala hospital and major new reserves for the much-loved marsupial.
- 06 May 2018