National Parks Association of NSW president, Dr Grahame Douglas has welcomed Environment Minister Matt Kean’s announcement of a new national park near Broken Hill.
Dr Douglas stated, ‘Western NSW has long been recognised as the big gap in the NSW reserve system.
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National Parks Association of NSW (NPA) welcomes Environment Minister Matt Kean’s renewed commitment to the expansion of national parks and reserves.
Late last week Minister Kean announced the gazettal of Narriearra Caryapundy Swamp National Park, as well as additions to a further 12 reserves, and committed to adding at least 400,000 hectares of new reserves by 2022.
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Professor Richard Kingsford, Ecologist, University of New South Wales
The NSW government’s declaration of a massive new national park in north-western NSW is a welcome and timely development, says UNSW ecologist Professor Richard Kingsford, who did the first comprehensive aerial surveys of the area’s waterbirds in the 1990s.
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Blue Mountains Conservation Society
Home to rare and threatened species, and a magnet for the local outdoor community, Radiata Plateau, towering high above the rolling Megalong Valley, has been saved for future generations.
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The National Parks Association of NSW (NPA) warmly welcomes the NSW government’s purchase of over 150,000 ha of private land for a new national park in northwest NSW.
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