16.1 C
Byron Shire
May 9, 2021
Home Tags NSW Nature Conservation Council

Latest News

Join Clarkes Beach paddle out this weekend to stop massive oil and gas field project

Hundreds of local surfers and water-lovers will paddle out at Clarke’s Beach over the weekend to protest against a massive oil and gas field proposed for the NSW coast.

Other News

Byron Council to introduce car-free Sundays in the centre of town

Byron Council has taken a further step toward getting cars out of, and pedestrians into, the centre of Byron, by voting to introduce car-free Sundays.

Search for a home

Jules Claydon, Ocean Shores I helped a friend move to a new rental property last week, relieved that a stressful...

Dreaming about a bucket-list surfing and wellness holiday?

Have you always dreamt about traveling to exotic ‘bucket-list’ beach destinations like Bali or Vanuatu… or are your dreams...

The legal smoke

Paul Rea, Coorabell While Labor stopped taking donations from the tobacco industry in 2004 and the Liberals followed suit a...

What’s your opinion on the COVID vax?

Even though the Federal government refuses to take responsibility for the slow rollout of COIVID vaccines across the country you can still have your say on its rollout locally.

An operetta and children’s theatre for NORPA

NOPRA has announced recipients of the theatre company’s two artist residencies.

Stories about "NSW Nature Conservation Council":

Burnt, logged and flogged? Unsustainable forestry continues unabated

The North East Forest Alliance is calling for an immediate 10% reduction in wood supply commitments to north-coast sawmillers from public forests because of the widespread death of trees due to the Black Summer bushfires.

What can we do to prevent local koala extinction?

Following recent news that koalas could be extinct in NSW as soon as 2050, a community forum taking place in Lismore tomorrow will discuss the risks facing koalas on the North Coast and what can be done to ensure their survival.

Deforestation changing voters’ minds on North Coast

Coalition government changes to land-clearing laws that are pushing koalas towards local extinction could result in two key seats changing hands at the next state election, a ReachTEL poll has revealed.

North Coast environmentalist enters hall of fame

North Coast environmental campaigner Dailan Pugh has won the prestigious Alan Strom Hall of Fame award at the annual NSW Environment Awards, presented by the Nature Conservation Council.

Premier Baird was an ‘environmental destroyer’

The conservation movement will remember Mike Baird as the premier who repealed some of the state’s most important conservation laws, according to the Nature Conservation Council.

‘Deliberate vandalism’ by forestry agency ‘ignored’ at Whian Whian

State environmental groups are outraged over the failure by the NSW Environment Protection Authority (EPA) to prosecute the state 's forestry agency for illegally bulldozing and destroying threatened wildlife habitat at Whian Whian north of Lismore in 2013.

Nature Conservation Council welcomes coastal reforms

The NSW Nature Conservation Council has welcomed a state government coastal management reform package, which it hopes will set a higher bar for the development of fragile coastal areas such as Belongil.

Hunter coal mine should be binned once and for all

Kate Smolski, Nature Conservation Council CEO. The Warkworth coal mine expansion in the Hunter Valley will cause long term and unacceptable damage to threatened species, water and human health. This whole project should have been put in the bin after the Bulga community’s two court wins.

Land-clearing code ‘still risky’ despite changes

Proposed changes to the state government’s controversial 10-50 urban land-clearing laws, which saw protected littoral rainforest in the Tweed cut down and clearing of historic trees to improve views, don't go far enough, environmentalists say.

Man dead after boat capsizes near Yamba

Police say a man has died and a second has been taken to hospital after a boat capsized south of Yamba this morning.

Jonson Street bus shelter gone and an era ended

Byron Shire Council says that the wooden bus shelter on Jonson Street outside the Byron Visitors Centre is being removed today with all bus services operating from the new bus interchange on Butler Street in Byron Bay

Upside down river

Tim Harrington, Lennox Head Letter contributor Richard White (letters 21/4/21) quite correctly identifies the Richmond River as an ‘upside down river’ and nowhere is this more...

Ballina Dragons’ great results at Urunga

The Ballina Dragon Boat Racing Club is a group of paddling people from all walks of life who enjoy being out on the water having fun and keeping fit.