Illawarra, Shoalhaven & Southern Highlands

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Nellies Glen at Carrington Falls, Budderoo national park.
Nellies Glen at Carrington Falls, Budderoo national park.

Illawarra, Shoalhaven & Southern Highlands national parks include:

To learn more about Illawarra, Shoalhaven or Southern Highlands national parks, visit the Office of Environment & Heritage website.

 


Foundation Projects in the Illawarra, Shoalhaven & Southern Highlands Region

Throsby Park

The Foundation funded some restoration work on the Throsby Park homestead, and a donation from the late Caroline Simpson enabled the Foundation to fund a comprehensive conservation study.

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Fox Control in Kangaroo Valley 2011

In Kangaroo Valley, New South Wales threatened species such as the Brush-tailed Rock-wallaby, the Long-nosed Potoroo and the Eastern Bristlebird are being significantly affected by fox predation. To help, the Foundation provided funds for the Friends of the Brush-tailed Rock-wallaby Inc. to hold a pest animal information morning in April 2011.

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Growing Cecil Hoskins Nature Reserve

Foundation for National Parks & Wildlife funds have assisted in the establishment of Cecil Hoskins Nature Reserve. The area is not only vital as an educational resource for the study of aquatic plants but also a refuge to many waterbirds and platypus.

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Growing Jervis Bay National Park

In 2011, the Foundation received a generous donation of a $20,000 property in Jervis Bay, New South Wales from two owners, Mr Christopher Robson and Mr John Ullner. The property will become part of the Jervis bay National Park, for the conservation of our native plants and wildlife.

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2010 Marine Science Grant Recipient - Studying Jervis Bay Marine Park

Congratulations go to Gwenael Cadiou, a PhD student of the University of Technology Sydney (UTS), who was awarded the Foundation's 2010 Marine Science grant, valued at $7000. Gweneal will be working in the beautiful Jervis Bay Marine Park, examining fish movements in order to understand the connectivity between habitats in and out of sanctuary zones.

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Growing Morton National Park

The Foundation for National Parks & Wildlife has acquired over 2100 ha for Morton National Park to date. 

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Surveying Brush-tailed Rock-wallabies in Morton National Park

In the past the Foundation has funded Brush-tailed Rock-wallaby surveys at Morton National Park.

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Understanding Triplarina Nature Reserve

Foundation funds of $10,600 to the NSW Office of Environment and Heritage (OEH) enabled the development, manufacture and installation of nine interpretive signs in Triplarina Nature Reserve. These signs will help visitors understand the values of the reserve, particularly the threatened Triplarina nowraensis and the threats that face the area.

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