The Sydney Morning Herald

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In order to save the last patch of unburnt forest in Manyana on the NSW South Coast, the Foundation for National Parks & Wildlife launched a fundraising campaign after 80 per cent of the Shoalhaven region’s national parks were destroyed in the summer fires, “every piece of unburnt habitat is precious”.

FNPW says the remaining mature forest in and around the village of Manyana has become a refuge for wildlife that fled the summer fires. “This now rare, unburnt forest rings with a chorus of birdsong, unlike the nearby scorched bushland which is deathly silent,” and that donations may be used for the purchase of privately held land.

Since bushfire devastated the region, a residents’ action group has fought against the project to subdivide the 20 hectares of forest into 182 residential plots.

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Christmas Trees for Bushfire Recovery:
Give the gift of planting and maintaining a tree this Christmas for just $10

This Christmas, the Foundation for National Parks & Wildlife (FNPW), the charity partner of Australia’s National Parks, is calling for all Aussies to support its mission of planting one million trees in bushfire affected areas around Australia.

Earlier this month, FNPW, in conjunction with international non-profit, One Tree Planted and French beauty brand, L’OCCITANE launched three bushfire recovery nurseries in NSW, ACT and SA to start the planting of native trees which will help recover habitats for critically affected species, including the Koala and Glossy Black Cockatoo.

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The Transcontinental

The “Remarkable Southern Flinders” proposal, put forward by The Foundation for National Parks & Wildlife, is set to receive a $10 million cash injection.

The project aspires to turn Mr Remarkable and the Southern Flinders Ranges into a world-class adventure tourism destination.

CEO of the Foundation for National Parks & Wildlife, Ian Darbyshire said that this project would be a valuable addition to Australia’s National Parks.

“As the charity partner of Australia’s National Parks, we are thrilled to support this project that builds on the Parks 2025 vision for South Australia. This project will support the creation of a new national park precinct of over 30,000 hectares and create a world-class tourism asset which will provide access to nature and economic benefits for local communities long into the future.”

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50 years of growing parks and saving species

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Reflecting on the last 50 years, we have collectively achieved so many valuable milestones that have contributed to the overall biodiversity and expansion of our natural environments across Australia. It is our promise that moving forward, we will continue to build on this important work for generations to come. Thank you for your ongoing support.

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