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NPA Welcomes NSW Environment Minister’s commitment to save native wildlife

The National Parks Association of NSW (NPA) welcomes the commitment by the NSW Environment Minister, Matt Kean MP to protect the native wildlife that has survived the devastating fires of this summer through the humane control of feral predators and competitors.

NSW Government to decimate marine protected areas

The National Parks Association of NSW (NPA) has expressed outrage at the recent announcement by the NSW Minister for Agriculture, Adam Marshall that vital sanctuary zones in Batemans Marine Park, including iconic Montague Island will be scrapped.

Conversations at Ukerbarley

Anne Dickson, Lynne Hosking and Helen Webb

Jane Judd arranged for us to visit Ukerbarley, a Gamilaraay-NPWS co-managed Gazetted Aboriginal Area covering an area of 1,483ha. It was created in February 2011 after the land was sold to NPWS by Jane and her husband Milton. This was a singular privilege as the area has no public access at present.

Launch of revitalised Sydney Region Branch

Magella Lajoie, NPA Member Sydney Region Branch

I attended the launch of the revitalised Sydney Region branch of the NPA on Wednesday 4 September 2019. It was organised and opened by its new president, David Stead at the Dougherty Function Centre in Chatswood. It was clear that bold, vigorous work by local NPA volunteer members had continued across the Sydney Region including the Blue Mountains, Hawkesbury, Ku-ring-gai Chase.