An existential threat to NSW National Parks
David Hufton Member, National Parks Association of NSW and Committe Member, Colong Foundation
The NSW Government has decided to raise Warragamba Dam 14 metres for flood mitigation in the Hawkesbury-Nepean Valley at a cost of over $700 million. The EIS and final ministerial sign-off is due later this year, and we urgently need your help to stop it from happening.
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The NSW Government this week announced $27 million to upgrade and expand walking and cycling trails in Koscuiszko National Park (KNP), designed to boost tourism. The proposals however add to an increasing number of pressures on alpine ecosystems—sensitive and highly localised in Australia—says the National Parks Association of NSW (NPA).
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Today’s report in The Australian (“NSW cabinet ministers clash over environment”) should be a cause of profound concern for anyone who cares about our natural heritage, says the National Parks Association of NSW (NPA).
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