Latest OEH media releases

SEED sprouts success at 2018 iTnews Benchmark Awards

The NSW Government's innovative environmental data portal SEED has scooped honours at the National iTnews Benchmark Awards in Melbourne, Tuesday 20 February.

  • 21 Feb 2018

Fire threat eases but plenty of work still to go

After a relentless effort from National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS), Rural Fire Service (RFS) and Forestry Corporation of NSW crews, the fire which affected Mount Canobolas State Conservation Area and other land tenures is now under control. But the work is far from over.

  • 20 Feb 2018

Crews working on Mount Kaputar fire

National Parks and Wildlife Service and Rural Fire Service crews are currently working to control a fire at Mount Kaputar.

  • 14 Feb 2018

$1 million in grants to support environmental research

Current and future environmental issues will be boosted with grant funding of $1 million now available as the NSW Environmental Trust Environmental Research program opens.

  • 13 Feb 2018

Call for conservation groups EOI online now for new $3.5 million funding scheme

Applications are now open for a new $3.5 million Conservation Co-funding scheme and the NSW Government encourages conservation organisations to get involved to help save NSW threatened species.

  • 12 Feb 2018

Latest ministerial media releases

New Aboriginal cultural heritage laws

For the first time ever, NSW will have stand-alone legislation for our State's Aboriginal cultural heritage and the NSW Government is asking for your contribution.

  • 23 Feb 2018

First dive into history at midget submarine wreck

For the first time members of the public have had the chance to dive to the Japanese midget submarine M24 wreck off Sydney's northern beaches, NSW Minister for Heritage Gabrielle Upton announced.

  • 15 Feb 2018

Love in the air as white-faced storm petrel returns after 56 years

For the first time in over 50 years the rarely seen white-faced storm petrel emerged from an underground burrow at the Five Islands Nature Reserve this week, Environment Minister Gabrielle Upton announced.

  • 14 Feb 2018

Environmental science projects receive a boost

11 new science and research projects to understand and conserve NSW's threatened plants and animals have been funded, Environment Minister Gabrielle Upton announced 9 February.

  • 09 Feb 2018

New Ranger Vision app gets students snapping

Students have the chance to contribute to real ecological research by taking photos of NSW’s amazing plants and wildlife on a new app launched by Environment Minister Gabrielle Upton.

  • 31 Jan 2018