The National Parks Association of NSW today congratulates the Premier Mike Baird for his leadership in making public his support for a container deposit scheme to be introduced in NSW.
Read more: Baird faces down scaremongers
A report containing the results of the 2014 National Koala Count has been released and is available for use by anyone who needs it. To view the report, click here.
Environment Minister Rob Stokes has been corralled by the pro-feral horse lobby into pre-empting the results of a public consultation on ways to control the Snowy Mountains feral horse explosion that is destroying sensitive alpine habitats.
Read more: Feral horse lobby rounds up Minister Stokes
Conservation groups have cautiously welcomed the Baird government’s decision to restore full protection to 21 of the state’s marine sanctuaries, but are troubled that the level of protection for 13 others will be subject to further review.
Read more: Government confirms importance of marine sanctuaries, but must restore all
Proposals to scrap the state’s land-clearing laws are a significant threat to the state’s wildlife, leading NSW environment groups have warned.
Read more: Broad-scale land-clearing back on the cards
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