Tag Archives: Wildlife

The Blue Mountains is a World Heritage-listed national park with a rich array of native wildlife. Read our stories about protecting native animals, managing pests and the people and places that are making a difference in the Lower Blue Mountains. Got a story idea? Send it to us here >

Young Scientists Caring for Our Waterways

Every Autumn Blue Mountains City Council conducts water monitoring on more than 70 creeks, adding to 25 years of data. A new group of ‘Aquatic Scientists’ has joined the ranks of the professionals. Glenbrook Public School Year 6 students have been armed with the tools and knowledge to help look after the health of our waterways.

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The Turtle Saviour

A deep passion for turtles can take you to some interesting places – waist deep in mud one day and onto a movie set the next. Shane Davies leads Turtle Rescues NSW, saving thousands of Australian native freshwater turtles from certain death each year.

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