The National Parks Association of NSW has congratulated the NSW Government on today’s announcement that it has acquired the former Thurloo Downs property to create a major new National Park in the state’s northwest.
‘This is a fantastic day for conservation in NSW’ stated NPA President Dr Grahame Douglas. ‘Not just because of the sheer size of the acquisition, which is more than 400,000 hectares, but because those hectares have been carefully selected to bring protection into bio-regions that are chronically under-represented in the current reserve system’
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The National Parks Association of NSW (NPA) welcomes the NSW Government’s announcement of the purchase of 166,924 hectares to create two new national parks in Western NSW.
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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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