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Tag: Namadgi National Park

West Namadgi and Bimberi Wilderness close due to feral deer and pigs

The Bimberi Wilderness Area and western Namadgi Park will close their doors for two weeks from 3 - 14 May to control the roaming feral deer and pigs in the area.

Canberra Bushwalking Club celebrates 60 years on the right track

When Canberra Bushwalking Club began, members paid five shillings to join a group of like-minded people who loved being outdoors. Sixty years later it's still going strong.

Prescribed burns in ACT and NSW may impact air quality this week

Prescribed burns being undertaken in NSW and the ACT over the next week may intermittently reduce air quality across the ACT.

Beautiful Canberra bushwalks

Autumn might be the best season to explore the Bush Capital, with balmy weather and a landscape slowly changing with the season. If you're looking for a bushwalk this weekend, check out...

Most of Namadgi reopens this weekend

Most areas of Namadgi National Park that have been closed due to bushfire damage sustained in January 2020 re-open today (Friday 9 April), well ahead of the original timeline, the ACT Government announced.

Release of feral horses in Kosciuszko ‘makes a mockery’ of NSW commitment

News that over one third of all feral horses trapped since July 2020 have been released has outraged members of the ACT Government.

Volunteers weed for bushfire recovery

A group of local volunteers joined forces with ACT Parks in Namadgi National Park over the weekend, working to help restore the land following the Orroral Valley bushfires last summer.

Concern historic huts burnt in fires won’t be rebuilt

Canberra based volunteers of the Kosciuszko Huts Association (KHA) are concerned history “will slip through our fingers” because of the inability to rebuild historic huts destroyed in the 2020 Orroral Valley Bushfires.

More of Namadgi National Park reopened to public

Parts of Namadgi National Park are now welcoming visitors once again, following the devastating Orroral Valley bushfires which burnt more than 80% of the area.

26 new jobs to help ACT bushfire recovery

26 newly employed Canberrans will aid bushfire recovery with the ACT Parks and Conservation Service with the ACT Government’s Jobs for Canberrans fund.
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