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Media Release - Gardens of Stone SCA

May 24, 2024

Bid for Serviced Cabins in a Blue Mountains park will test the Minns Government’s green credentials. A proposal to build serviced cabins for tourism in pristine parts of the Gardens of Stone State Conservation Area near Lithgow risks damage to its internationally renowned pagoda...

Australia’s greenhouse targets cannot be met without the conservation of native forest

May 21, 2024

The following piece was written by Wilderness Australia Chair, Bob Debus, and Wilderness Australia Director, Virginia Young. This was originally published in Pearls and Irritations on 20th May 2024.  

A powerful new approach: saving the Greater Glider one den tree at a time

May 18, 2024

Over the last three weeks, we have been working our way across the steep hills and thick forests of Tallaganda. Our mission has been to find and record the homes - called ‘den trees’ - of the endangered Southern Greater Glider.

Make a submission on the Redbank Power Station before 11th April

April 09, 2024

The threat of biomass burning has resurfaced in NSW. Verdant Earth Technologies (Verdant) is proposing to re-open the Redbank Power Station (near Singleton, NSW) to operate as a biomass power station, using trees cleared on farms under woefully weak land clearing laws.

Greater gliders pushed closer towards extinction

February 06, 2024

Without warning the EPA has made changes to the NSW logging protocols that have scrapped the need to find and protect all den trees with a 50m logging exclusion zone. This weakening of protocols could mean the accelerated extinction of greater gliders in NSW.

Success! Forestry have retreated from Tallaganda

January 31, 2024

Over the last few days Forestry Corporation of NSW has pulled out of Tallaganda. For the first time in decades, there is no immediate threat of logging anywhere along the full 60km length of that high altitude range.

Our plan to expand NSW National Parks

December 14, 2023

Many of our most important wilderness areas and natural landscapes remain outside the formal reserve system, and are subject to ongoing threats like logging, roading, hunting and inappropriate fire management.

Third Stop Work Order announced for Tallaganda State Forest

November 13, 2023

With yesterday’s announcement, we now will have stopped logging operations in Tallaganda State Forest for a total of 113 days - and counting. A third stop work order has been imposed on all logging operations in Tallaganda State Forest by the EPA until 20 December 2023. ...

Success! Warragamba Dam plan officially scrapped

November 01, 2023

Good news - the development plan to raise the Warragamba Dam wall has been officially withdrawn! For the first time in five years we can have a sense of certainty that the spectacular valleys of the southern Blue Mountains National Park will not be...

Stop Work Order extended for another 40 days!

October 06, 2023

The NSW Environment Protection Authority (EPA) extended their 40 day stop work order in Tallaganda State Forest until November 13th 2023, meaning logging will be halted in all of Tallaganda State Forest for almost three months.

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