national parks and wildlife service

Pay more fireys? Union calls for 1000 new staff

Premium Content Pay more fireys? Union calls for 1000 new staff

‘Is it fair to keep relying on a temporary, unpaid workforce to be preparing and...

‘Mosaic burn’ to reduce fuel loads

Premium Content ‘Mosaic burn’ to reduce fuel loads

Smoke from a ‘mosaic burn’ may be visible across the region today.

Breakwall open again but reserve remains closed

Premium Content Breakwall open again but reserve remains closed

Authorities are frustrated as people ignore social distancing.

Recovery teams move in to assess bushfire damage

Premium Content Recovery teams move in to assess bushfire damage

Recovery teams are moving in to assess the impact on national parks.

Rats just part of the problem for this iconic seabird

Premium Content Rats just part of the problem for this iconic seabird

Are the Muttonbird Island shearwaters in trouble?

Union's claims dismissed as scaremongering

Premium Content Union's claims dismissed as scaremongering

Claims in relation to NPWS cuts have been dismissed.

Staff cuts spark fire fears as conditions worsen

Premium Content Staff cuts spark fire fears as conditions worsen

The region is facing a potentially catastrophic bushfire season.

Fire as a form of regeneration

Fire as a form of regeneration

A cultural and ecological burn was conducted on Boambee Headland.

Urgent call to locate entangled whales off coast

Urgent call to locate entangled whales off coast

NPWS asks communities to help locate three whales.

Three whales entangled in ropes need your help

Three whales entangled in ropes need your help

Whale watchers are urged to keep a look out for entangled whales

Spate of vehicle rescues sparks beach closure

Spate of vehicle rescues sparks beach closure

Popular Clarence Valley beach has been closed to vehicles because of a sand build...

Coffs Coast turtle nest high and dry despite hazardous surf

Coffs Coast turtle nest high and dry despite hazardous surf

Turtle nest remains above high tide mark

Rare turtle nest faces a battle against the elements

Rare turtle nest faces a battle against the elements

NPWS officers race against the tides to protect turtle nest

Turtle nestings rare but not unheard of on Coffs Coast

Turtle nestings rare but not unheard of on Coffs Coast

Early morning fishing trip leads to unexpected find

Watch group sounds warning on NPWS future

Watch group sounds warning on NPWS future

Natural wild places around Coffs Coast under Park Watch

Warning: Poison planted at popular Coffs Coast beach

Warning: Poison planted at popular Coffs Coast beach

Pet owners are being warned to be extra cautious.

Magpie nesting season swoops in on the Coffs Coast

Magpie nesting season swoops in on the Coffs Coast

When spring comes around, so too do the swooping magpies

Council donates land to National Park

Council donates land to National Park

More than six acres donated to Bongil Bongil National Park.

Winds delay coastal noxious weed spraying operation

Winds delay coastal noxious weed spraying operation

High winds postpone noxious weed spraying operation

Heritage restoring

Heritage restoring

South Solitary Island has received maintenance work.

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