Eight NSW environment groups have written to Premier Berejiklian today urging her to intervene to protect an area of Gladstone State Forest, near Bellingen, vital to the protection of koalas in NSW.
The National Parks Association of NSW (NPA) welcomes an addition to our reserve system: a 402ha nature reserve on the bank of the Wollondilly River in Canyonleigh. This new reserve is strategically placed between Blue Mountains and Morton National Parks.
Should we create national parks to protect koalas from logging and land clearing?
According to a recent poll in the NSW seats of Lismore and Ballina the answer is a resounding YES with 68.3% of participants in Lismore and 71.9% in Ballina in favour.
Oisín Sweeney, Senior Ecologist, National Parks Association of NSW
This article first appeared on John Menadue – Pearls and Irritations website on 25 September 2017.
This article follows on from Ross McDonnell’s article on the Murray Valley National Parks in issue 61 (3) Spring 2017
Sam Garrett-Jones, Vice president, National Parks Association of NSW
Summer is here and in anticipation of warmer weather our 60 Best Walks leaders are heading to the hills and to the beaches, lakes and rivers!