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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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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Parks Association of NSW (NPA) is alarmed at revelations that new local land
clearing codes are being trialled near Walgett.
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Margot Law, Citizen Science Officer
The ‘Bringing Back the Buzz to the Cumberland Plain Woodland’ project aims to restore pollinator habitat in remnant patches of the Cumberland Plain Woodland in South Western Sydney.
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Samantha Newton, Executive committee member, National Parks Association of NSW
The beauty of NSW is not all in the coasts and ranges. There is rare and magic scenery and life in the arid and semi-arid areas of NSW.
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Dr Peter Mitchell OAM, Environmental scientist
As a participant in the recent forum ‘Safeguarding our Crown Lands’ organized by the Central Western Environment Council a sense of déjà vu set in when I considered the Western Division. This covers 40% of the State and is held in Crown leases. Mining generates twice as much money as agriculture and about as much as tourism. More money is spent in Government services than agriculture produces, and grazing generates the least benefit for the smallest number of families although it utilises the greatest area of land.
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