Latest OEH media releases

SEED grows to celebrate 1000 environmental datasets

This National Science Week (11-19 August), the NSW Government is celebrating an important milestone for public access to environmental data, with 1000 datasets now available on the Sharing and Enabling Environmental Data portal, SEED.

  • 16 Aug 2018

Science and research saving threatened species

Science and research hold the key to cracking the code for how best to save 25 mysterious and largely unknown threatened species in NSW.

  • 16 Aug 2018

Heavy snowfalls prompt warning to back country skiiers this winter

Following significant snowfalls in the Snowy Mountains over the past month and the Bureau of Meteorology predicting further dumps, the NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) has issued a warning to skiiers and snowboarders before they venture into the back country.

  • 10 Aug 2018

NPWS hazard reduction burn at Balgowlah Heights today

The NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) is planning a hazard reduction burn at the Crater Cove and Dobroyd Head area in Balgowlah Heights today, Thursday 9 August.

  • 09 Aug 2018

Fight against Phytophthora in NSW gets $174,000 boost

Researchers from the Office of Environment and Heritage (OEH) and the Royal Botanic Gardens Sydney have received $174,000 to start a conservation project to fight disease affecting many endangered plants in NSW.

  • 08 Aug 2018

Latest ministerial media releases

Bills slashed with energy efficiency measures

Power bills for thousands of families and businesses across NSW will fall thanks to $72 million in energy efficiency measures announced by Premier Gladys Berejiklian Monday, 20 August.

  • 20 Aug 2018

Protecting the future of our marine estate

The NSW Government is seeking community views on a new marine park proposal, which includes 25 sites between Newcastle and Wollongong.

  • 16 Aug 2018

Green buildings easier to find

Finding sustainably built office space and green businesses has been made easier thanks to a NSW Government online initiative.

  • 01 Aug 2018

9 million more ways to save threatened species

The NSW Government has put $9 million on the table to deliver more local projects to save threatened species.

  • 26 Jun 2018

Wollemi Pines sprout seeds of success

An ambitious project to better preserve the so called "dinosaur tree" – the Wollemi Pine – has blossomed and is sprouting in a secret location.

  • 24 Jun 2018