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.
Catastrophic bushfires have raged across NSW burning millions of hectares and causing loss of life and widespread damage to communities, homes, properties and wildlife. This article addresses some of the common questions that our members and the public may have about bushfires.
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.
In September 2019 millions of people around the world joined the Schools Climate Strike. Swedish teenager Greta Thunberg held the first strike in 2018 all by herself and it started a global movement!
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.
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.