Latest OEH media releases

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

NPWS undertakes hazard reduction burns in North Epping

The NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) is planning to conduct two small but important hazard reduction burns around North Epping in the Lane Cove National Park 8 August, weather permitting.

  • 08 Aug 2018

Pedal through the Pilliga for Rescue Helicopter

For a bike ride with a difference to help make a difference, everyone is encouraged to join in the fun of the annual 'Tour de Gorge' mountain bike ride in the Pilliga Forest on Saturday 1 September.

  • 07 Aug 2018

Latest ministerial media releases

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

Budget boost for conservation

A $50 million commitment in today's Budget effectively doubles the amount the NSW Government spends to purchase conservation land over 5 years.

  • 19 Jun 2018

Environment and heritage tourism boost

The State's parks and gardens are set for a tourism boost as part of the NSW Government's $1.9 billion Environment and Heritage budget announced today.

  • 19 Jun 2018