The National Parks Association CEO, Kevin Evans, has cautiously welcomed today's long anticipated announcement from the NSW Baird Government of its intention to improve marine protection in the Sydney metro region pending results of yet another year-long study.
Read more: Baird’s tentative steps towards marine protection
As Rob de Fégely, the Federal Forest Industry Advisory Council Chair, prepares to tour the magnificent river Murray Valley National Parks and red gum forests of the Riverina, the National Parks Association of NSW urges him to reject calls for logging to resume in protected areas.
Read more: Enough of this greed: no community entitled to log national parks
Continuing the national trend, eagerly led by Tony Abbott’s government, of systematically winding back environmental protection the Natural Resources Commission (NRC) has recommended ‘ecological thinning’ (read commercial logging) in the Brigalow-Nandewar State Conservation Areas (SCAs).
Read more: Baird’s war on trees moves to state conservation areas
“The National Parks Association of NSW today welcomed the 30 investment recommendations released by Infrastructure NSW to improve critical infrastructure in NSW.” said Kevin Evans CEO of the National Parks Association of NSW.
Read more: NPA supports government investment for national parks tourism
Kids throughout NSW will be boycotting homework on December 4 to trade screen time for green time. Families are encouraged to take the time spent on homework and screens for one day to play outside.
Read more: Nature Play NSW launches Boycott Homework Day
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