Protecting Wilderness and National Parks

Colong Bulletin 277 - December 2019

In this edition:

  • Smokescreen
  • Gardens of Stone continues to receive attention
  • Lithgow’s Gang Gang Gallery supports Gardens of Stone
  • GIVE A DAM: a year in review
  • Feral horses, fire and drought – Guy Fawkes River National Park, October 2019
  • Snowy 2.0 attack on Kosciuszko National Park
  • Old growth forests in two states
  • Camping ban part of Light to Light bid for iconic walk status
  • Mining in catchments report finds on-going damage acceptable

Available now of Xmas - Native Fauna of the Greater Blue Mountains World Heritage Area
by Judy, Peter and Kate Smith
RRP softcover $40.00, including postage when purchased from the Colong shop
172 pages, soft cover, two locality maps, over 200 colour photos and 20 illustrations.

Available direct from the Colong Foundation online shop, the authors (email smitheco@ozemail.com.au) or from Blue Mountains bookshops and visitor centres, Abbey’s Bookshop in Sydney, and the National Botanic Gardens bookshop in Canberra.

This book describes the Greater Blue Mountains World Heritage Area and the status, local distribution and ecology of east of its 68 mammal, 254 bird, 74 reptile and 36 frog species, an outstanding native fauna whose diversity, scientific value and conservation importance are of recognised international significance. The Authors, Dr Judy Smith and Dr Peter Smith, are ecologists who have lived in the Blue Mountains for forty years. Kate Smith is a visual artist who grew up in the Blue Mountains and now lives in Canberra.

Bulletin Number 277 - December 2019