COVID-19 forces temporary closure of Dudley Beach Road and carpark
Dudley Beach Road and car park in Glenrock State Conservation Area will be temporarily closed to vehicles to support measures to protect the community from spread of COVID-19.
- 03 Apr 2020
First record of quolls at Tilbuster, north of Armidale, in 17 years
A chicken thief at Tilbuster north of Armidale has proved to be the first local sighting of threatened spotted-tailed quoll for 17 years.
- 01 Apr 2020
No beach driving or camping at Samurai Beach and Worimi Conservation Lands
Temporary measures in place as of 26 March 2020.
- 27 Mar 2020
NSW NPWS close campgrounds and high visitation areas
The NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service has closed campgrounds, visitor centres, high-visitation areas, and historic sites from 26 March 2020, in response to the COVID-19 emergency.
- 26 Mar 2020
Mount Canobolas rises from the ashes with some new finds
Two years of work following a devastating fire have seen Mount Canobolas State Conservation Area emerge with 79 new species recorded, including two new plants that exist nowhere else in the world.
- 13 Mar 2020
Latest ministerial media releases
Minister directs Council to finalise its plan for Stockton
The City of Newcastle Council has been directed to prepare its Coastal Management Program (CMP) for Stockton as an urgent matter of priority.
- 23 Feb 2020
South Coast shorebird hatching boom despite bushfires
Critically endangered Little Terns, Hooded Plovers and Pied Oystercatchers have fledged chicks at nesting sites along the NSW South Coast despite bushfires and beach visitors.
- 19 Feb 2020