Protecting Wilderness and National Parks

2018 News

Posted: 3 September 2018
Re-imagining wilderness: finding soul in a dystopian world pdf Andy Macqueen really did present challenging ideas about perceptions of wilderness. Listen or watch youtube Well done Andy!
Posted: 17 August 2018
Concerned about feral horses in national parks? Now here’s something you can dowww.savekosci.org - get involved 
Posted: 4 August 2018
Upland Swamps in the Sydney Region by Ann Young, 144 pages, 59 illustrations and 12 tables  - available now as a PDF download - RRP $10 available direct from Dr Ann Young 
Posted: 24 July 2018
Alex Colley* Symposium 2018 Andy Macqueen author, Friend of the Colo, former president of Bushwalkers NSW and a keen supporter of community-based nature conservation efforts will give this year’s address entitled
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: 3 April 2018
Sunrise over Mount Hay, Grose Wilderness, Henry Gold
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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