Protecting Wilderness and National Parks

The Colong Bulletin

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In this issue:

  • A new Planning Act for NSW
  • Why Ben Bullen State Forest should be reserved
  • Don't raise Warragamba Dam and save our World Heritage listed wilderness
  • Shooters declare war on national parks
  • Blue Mountains Heritage Assessment on track
  • 'The First National Park'
  • Tribute to Jim Somerville A.M.
  • Time for a National Wilderness Act
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In this issue:

  • The PAC inquiry that did not pull its punches
  • Annual General Meeting
  • Colong Foundation Donors
  • NSW Hazard Reduction Review
  • Problems with OEH Interim Corporate Plan 2012-2013
  • Colong needs more Wilderness Champions
  • Bells Line of Road - on the road to suburbia
  • Let's not get emotional
  • Tracking down the Man for Snowy River's ghost ...
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In this issue:

  • Sixth National Wilderness Conference
  • Human Dependence on Nature
  • Message from the past
  • The Coalpac Inquiry
  • Flooding World Heritage
  • Planning for developers
  • Tourism vs Conservation
  • Editorial
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In this issue:

  • A strong Federal environmental defender is essential
  • 6th National Wilderness Conference
  • The Phoney Feral hunters
  • The Gardens of Stone – a threatened wonderland
  • World heritage under attack by Root Rot
  • The Divine Right of Access: A 4-WD tale
  • A Real Celebration of Conservation – 80th Anniversary of Saving Blue Gum Forest
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In this issue:

  • Pine Dale – total mining madness
  • Help stop Coalpac’s plan to open-cut mine the Gardens of stone – Write a submission
  • The CoAG deal to ‘do in’ environmental laws
  • Protest against the NSW Government’s plans for horse riding in wilderness areas
  • Antarctica Forum
  • Gardens of stone: A Personal story
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In this issue:

  • Rewilding Europe 
  • General Meetings 
  • Annual General Meeting (AGM)  
  • A new Planning Act for NSW 
  • The Biodiversity Fund - another missed opportunity? 
  • Cabin development OK in wilderness says parks chief 
  • We're all fossil fools  
  • Vale John Hibberd 
  • Monitoring National Park KPIs on the 'Executive Dashboard' 
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In this issue:

  • Power Plant clean up vindicates conservation group's determined stand
  • ALP opposes Coalpac open-cut proposal
  • Introducing Alan Dixon
  • Jim Somerville - still campaigning after all these years
  • Tasmania's historic forests agreement
  • The Newnes Plateau swamp saga
  • With a fog on the hill, use a compass and take a back bearing
  • Colliery escapes a guilty verdict but ordered to pay $1.5 million compensation for swamp damage
  • Strategic Plan for coal and gas development faulters
  • Saving the Kimberley
  • The population time bomb
  • SA significantly advances Wilderness Protection
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In this issue:

  • A mid-winter trip to the Gardens of Stone
  • Save the Gardens of Stone - Now! 
  • Join the Colong Challenge 
  • "Underfunding and neglect" - is this the NPWS park system we love? 
  • On the wrong bike track 
  • Wanted, a new Hon. Membership Secretary 
  • Fire hits and myths 
  • "The future is not some place we are going to, but one we are creating". Peter Ellyard, Australian futurist.
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In this issue:

  • A national treasure or an industrial wasteland? You choose. 
  • The Pilliga Wilderness proposal - progress with the remaining half 
  • Gertrude Kallir O.A.M. 
  • Images of the Wild 
  • 'Climate Change Denial: Heads in the Sand' by Haydn Washington and John Cook 
  • Wilderness development oxymorons 
  • Survival of endangered upland swamps rests with us 
  • River Red Gums 
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In this issue:

  • NSW supports World Heritage listing for the Alps
  • New website debunks the myths about wilderness
  • General Meetings 
  • Images of the Wild 
  • Colong Donors  
  • Genowlan Mountain and Mount Airly reserved after a 30 year campaign 
  • Quarrying New South Wales must stop 
  • Yerranderie donated to the public 
  • A new threat to forests - open-cut coal mining
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