The National Parks Association of NSW (NPA) have come out in strong support of Environment Groups challenging the controversial extension of the Springvale coal mine.
Read more: NPA backs court challenge to controversial Springvale mine extension
Recent media coverage detailing Forestry Tasmania’s dismal audit by the Forest Stewardship Council clearly highlights the folly of the NSW government’s ongoing ‘remake’ of the Integrated Forestry Operations Approvals (IFOAs) says the National Parks Association of NSW (NPA).
Read more: Forestry Tasmania’s failings show NSW barking up the wrong tree
The National Parks Association of NSW (NPA) congratulates Forestry Corporation (FC) on its recent bronze award at the 2015 NSW Tourism Awards. The state forests of the Coffs Coast and The Sealy Lookout were the assets that took out the coveted prize.
FC’s manager of Tourism and Partnerships said “many believe [state forests] are the reason so many people visit the mid-north coast every year.”
Surely this goes without saying. Why would people come to see koalas in Bongil Bongil National Park, visit the World Heritage Gondwana Rainforests and the Solitary Islands Marine Park when they could visit a state forest and see this?
Read more: NPA would like to congratulate Forestry Corporation on its stellar tourism performance!
The environment of the Berry region will get a welcome boost with the announcement of a $500,000 grant under the NSW Environmental Trust Bush Connect program by the Hon. Mark Speakman, NSW Minister for the Environment.
The funds will be used by Berry Landcare and a number of other partners to enhance landscape corridors for wildlife between Barren Grounds Nature Reserve and Seven Mile Beach National Park.
Read more: New funding a boost for the Berry Corridor
Over 100 South Western Sydney residents celebrated the launch of Bush Mates, an exciting new community engagement program, at the Harrington Forest Frolic on Saturday, 7 November.
Bush Mates, run by the National Parks Association of NSW (NPA), is a program to raise awareness and educate South Western Sydney’s 300,000 new residents on how they can have a positive impact on their local environment.
Read more: South western Sydneysiders celebrate launch of new community engagement program
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