Tag: New South Wales

Environment club manual for high-school students

NSW Office of Environment & Heritage

This online resource from the NSW Office of Environment & Heritage provides valuable advice and support for high-school students who are starting or running an environment club.

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NSW Biodiversity legislation review final report

A review of biodiversity legislation in NSW: Final Report

The Independent Biodiversity Legislation Review Panel has presented its final report to the NSW Minister for the Environment detailing recommendations to improve the legislative and policy framework for biodiversity conservation and native vegetation management in NSW.

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Red imported fire ants in Sydney

Red Fire Ant

The NSW Department of Primary Industries (DPI) is continuing to closely monitor a detection of red imported fire ants at a port facility at Port Botany, Sydney. It appears the ants are localised to the initial detection site, but NSW

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Evaluation of NSW Who Cares about the Environment? research

Evaluation of Who Cares About the Environment (1994-2012)

Every three years since 1994, the NSW Office of Environment and Heritage (OEH) has conducted a survey to track trends in public environmental views, priorities, knowledge and actions. A 2014 independent evaluation assesses the impact and value of the research

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Planning for People – A Community Charter for Good Planning in NSW

Prepared by a group of community organisations, the Charter is a 2-page document that sets a vision, key principles and desired outcomes for good planning in NSW. A companion document provides additional detail. The Charter can be endorsed as either

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NSW Saving Our Species Partnership Grants Program

The NSW Saving Our Species Partnership Grants Program encourages partnerships between government, the community, non-government organisations and corporations to protect and conserve the most vulnerable plants and animals. The call for applications is now open, and Expressions of Interest close

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NSW Biodiversity legislation review consultation

The NSW Government has initiated a comprehensive review of biodiversity legislation with the aim of establishing simpler, streamlined and more effective legislation and removing complexity. An issues paper has been released and submissions are sought by Friday 5 September 2014.

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Sydney Harbour Water Quality Improvement Plan consultation

Greater Sydney Local Land Services is developing a Water Quality Improvement Plan for Sydney Harbour and its tributaries. Community feedback is being sought through three community forums to be held in early September.

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Greater Sydney Landcare Network

The new Greater Sydney Landcare Network aims to forge better links between Landcare, Bushcare, bush regeneration contractors and others in the NRM space in Greater Sydney. Greater Sydney Local Land Services is supporting the start up of the Network, and

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NSW biodiversity legislation review

The NSW Minister for the Environment has released the terms of reference for a comprehensive review of the legislative framework for threatened species and native vegetation management in New South Wales.

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