Geotechnical investigations into the stability of the popular rock platform known as Wedding Cake Rock have confirmed the National Parks and Wildlife Service’s (NPWS) fears that all, or part of, the unique formation could collapse without warning.
Grants of up to $80,000 to support NSW local government organisations adapt to climate change have been made available through the second round of the $1 million Building Resilience to Climate Change scheme.
Two Swiss girls aged 9 and 11 have won the hearts of the locals and the gratitude of all Sydney-siders – including some of the city’s smallest, the little penguins. NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service Area Manager Michael Treanor praised the two girls, Anne-Sophie and Marie-Christine, for their efforts in raising almost $2000 towards little penguin protection during their time living in Manly.
The NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) today received multiple accolades at the annual National Trust Heritage Awards for its Convict Footprints project on the Old Great North Road, interpretation work at Toorale National Park and the reinstatement of the Kitchen Garden at Montague Island.
The NSW Office of Environment and Heritage, in conjunction with local Councils, has launched a community survey aimed at collecting information direct from community members relating to their experience of the recent flooding event that affected the Hunter Region.
The National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) is delighted that a Wedge-tailed eagle, suspected of being illegally kept in captivity and potentially mistreated, has survived the important first month of recuperation after being rescued on 6 April from the Sandy Hill area east of Tenterfield.
A new generation of waterbirds will soon take flight from nesting sites at Yanga National Park, near Balranald. Hundreds of egrets, night herons and cormorants have taken up residence in the park, establishing two rookeries where they have built their nests and are now raising their young.
Close to 100 people came together this month to celebrate Parks Week in the Blue Metal Travelling Stock Reserve near Woomargama National Park. NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) Aboriginal Discovery Rangers Shane Herrington and Talea Bulger offered hands on lessons in local Aboriginal culture.
On World Wildlife Day the Office of Environment and Heritage shares information about a new technique for gathering information about one of the country’s most endangered reptiles which inhabits the native grasslands of the ACT and the Monaro south of Queanbeyan.