Protecting Wilderness and National Parks

2018 News

Posted: 29 June 2018
The NPWS has been forced to exhibit plan of management amendments to permanently allow horse riding in four declared wilderness areas even though there is little interest in riding in these rugged areas. The NSW Government's political decision on horse riding in wilderness areas was part of the "Heritage Horse" deal with National Party. 
Posted: 18 June 2018
The Snowy-hydro scheme, the largest engineering project ever undertaken in Australia, covers Kosciuszko, the largest national park in NSW, with 16 dams, hundreds of kilometres of roads, 80km of aqueducts, many pipelines, power plants, tunnels, associated large rock waste heaps, and vast numbers high tension electricity transmission lines cleared through sensitive subalpine woodlands.
Posted: 16 March 2018
Your'e invited to the Colong supporter night - Thursday, 22nd March 2017, from 5.30pm  Nature Conservation Council offices, Rooms 1-2, Level 14, 338 Pitt St, Sydney Directors Sierra Classen, Alex Allchin and Wild Rivers Campaigner Harry Burkitt invite you to a night of wine, juice and pizzas! 
Posted: 14 February 2018
Regional Forest Agreements (RFAs), signed twenty years ago, give security for companies to log publicly owned forests. The NSW Government is now jamming through on-going, virtually perpetual RFAs with weaker environmental protections. There's a consultation process now on, but you’ll have to be quick! National Parks Association of NSW has prepared a submission letter and a submission guide. Please make a submission, as every objection counts.

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