With the controversial Regional Forest Agreements set to expire between 2019 and 2021, the National Parks Association of NSW (NPA) is ramping up its campaign on the Far South Coast to end native forest logging and position State Forests to help Australia transition to a low-carbon economy.
Read more: Far South Coast forests a carbon economy game changer
The National Parks Association of NSW (NPA) welcomes the creation of new flora reserves between Tathra and Bermagui and the cessation of timber harvesting within the Murrah, Mumbulla, Tanja and southern part of Bermagui State Forests and congratulates the NSW Government on the decision.
Read more: NSW Government grants long awaited protection for South Coast Forests
Leading environment groups have welcomed the NSW Government’s first steps to create a Sydney Marine Park to protect our incredible marine life and way of life.
Read more: Sydney Marine Park one step closer for marine life and coastal communities
The Baird government’s biodiversity law reform agenda has suffered a major setback today with the state’s peak conservation groups withdrawing from top-level stakeholder consultations with the Office of Environment and Heritage, who are drafting the new laws.The groups are now seeking direct talks with the Ministers for Environment, Planning and Primary Industries.
Read more: Conservation groups withdraw from Mike Baird’s predetermined biodiversity reforms
Thursday’s heat did nothing to deter 20 enthusiastic young volunteers from taking part in the first of a series of community events at Bradleys Head Reserve aimed at helping the area’s Eastern Water Dragons.
Read more: Dragons of Sydney Harbour launch captures imagination of young volunteers
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