The Gumbaynggirr people have traditionally used fire to help manage the landscape.
09th Aug. 2018 1:08 PM
FIRE investigators and police are facing the possibility someone may be intentionally lighting fires.
26th July 2018 11:07 AM
COMMUNITIES along the coast are being asked to help locate three entangled whales as specialist teams race to save the...
24th July 2018 12:07 PM
NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) has asked for the community's assistance in locating the whales entangled in...
24th July 2018 11:07 AM
PHYSICAL evidence suggests whale's health may have been compromised.
12th July 2018 2:07 PM
POSSUMS can be trapped and removed from the ceiling cavity, provided you first obtain a licence from the NPWS.
29th June 2018 9:06 AM
The Office of Environment would not confirm how many jobs would be lost in the Northern Rivers
25th June 2018 3:06 PM
AUTHORITIES have announced a popular Southern Downs camping and hiking destination will be off limits - starting today.
16th May 2018 4:05 PM
PHOTOS, VIDEO: The hatchlings had to be excavated out of their nest, and they were cold, lethargic and weak. But now they...
09th May 2018 11:05 AM
Four-wheel drive vehicles will not be allowed on the beach for at least two weeks after an excessive number of vehicle...
16th April 2018 8:04 AM
Government needs to fund, not cut, ranger numbers say union
10th Feb. 2018 12:02 PM
THE green turtle nest on Boambee Beach remains high and dry despite the looming high tides and hazardous surf warnings.
31st Jan. 2018 3:01 PM
UP AGAINST a rising tide National Parks and Wildlife Service officers rushed to protect the turtle nest on Boambee...
17th Jan. 2018 2:01 PM
NATIONAL Parks and Wildlife Services local officer Mick Phillips was left reeling by what he discovered during an early...
15th Jan. 2018 2:01 AM
Management plans for national parks in NSW are being scrutinised by a group of former National Parks and Wildlife Services...
07th Dec. 2017 5:12 AM
Dog-owners are being warned to be extra cautious when walking their pets following the planting of fox baits at a popular...
19th Sept. 2017 12:09 PM
Somehow, after close to 10 years of living in Australia, I have never actually been swooped... until last Friday.
13th Sept. 2017 10:09 AM
DESPITE the efforts from volunteers, a humpback whale beached north of Red Cliff could not be saved
20th Aug. 2017 5:08 PM
MEMBERS of the National Parks and Wildlife Service and the Rural Fire Service have successfully completed burning...
27th July 2017 4:07 PM
MORE than six acres of valuable conservation land is to be donated by Coffs Harbour City Council to Bongil Bongil National...
16th July 2017 10:07 AM
"We see a lot of whales with propeller damage and boat strikes which is just horrendous.”
14th July 2017 5:07 AM
HIGH winds have postponed the planned noxious weed spraying operation of Coffs Coast beaches.
19th June 2017 12:06 PM
CONSERVATION groups team up to provide new habitats for birds and fish in Everlasting Swamp National Park.
01st June 2017 10:06 AM
ONE of the coast's most iconic pieces of heritage has received maintenance work by a group of dedicated and hard working...
28th March 2017 12:03 PM
A CHALLENGE has been issued to plant and raise the best koala food trees in Bongil Bongil National Park to help save the...
20th Feb. 2017 3:02 PM
THE management of a suspicious bushfire east of Grafton has been hailed a success, with firefighters bringing it under...
02nd Feb. 2017 1:02 PM
WHERE is the smoke in Coffs Harbour coming from?
01st Feb. 2017 9:02 AM
Authorities suspect a bushfire which has burnt more than 2000 hectares of thick bushland in Yuraygir National Park...
01st Feb. 2017 4:02 AM
AN INDIGENOUS elder says serious intervention is needed at Wollumbin National Park, also known as Mt Warning, for the...
30th Dec. 2016 6:12 AM
ANYONE caught drinking alcohol could face an on-the-spot fine of $500 and eviction from the park.
22nd Dec. 2016 12:12 PM
SIX kilometres of Angourie and Minnie Water coastline to benefit from aerial weed spraying and native species planting...
15th Dec. 2016 4:12 AM
NOW is not the time to be complacent with fire safety with hot conditions reigniting the risk of fires across the Northern...
14th Dec. 2016 5:12 AM
STORMS have once again dampened firies plans to extinguish a 1000ha fire near Evans Head.
09th Dec. 2016 5:12 AM
A BUSH fire is burning out of control at Bellingen's Bindarri National Park.
09th Nov. 2016 4:11 PM
SO FAR the dog has evaded all baits and traps, but the National Parks and Wildlife Service is now stepping up its...
26th Oct. 2016 1:10 PM
THICK smoke engulfed the car as Hannah Winter and her partner drove through the Station Creek fire.
07th Oct. 2016 6:10 AM
CONCERNS have been raised a proposed 196-lot housing development in West Woolgoolga could put greater pressure on kangaroo...
02nd Oct. 2016 7:10 AM
National Parks and Wildlife Service's Glenn Storrie is inviting volunteers to join the annual survey to monitor koala...
05th Sept. 2016 6:09 AM
HELICOPTER flights to South Solitary Island are set to return next month.
18th July 2016 6:07 AM
PLUMES of smoke visible from areas south of Coffs Harbour are from a hazard reduction burn.
19th May 2016 4:05 PM
SMOKE visible from Casino and Coraki is coming from hazard reduction burns conducted by the National Parks and Wildlife...
18th May 2016 4:05 PM
NATIONAL parks is conducting three hazard reduction burns across the Northern Rivers today.
07th April 2016 12:04 PM
A BUSHFIRE near Nymboida and a hazard reduction burn near Wooli are contributing to smoky skies to the south and east of...
06th April 2016 1:04 PM