The Society has prepared a comprehensive guide to the election - including our local candidates, Society's "Asks" and the NSW Government's environmental track record.
You'll find it all here. Share it with family, friends and colleagues.
The Count will be a wonderful chance to go out for a walk with the kids and looking around and appreciating the local bush at a beautiful time of year.
Dr Grainne Cleary is part of the team who've developed BioTag, an app for SmartPhones to record the GPS location and details about any koalas spotted.
Dr Kellie Leigh will be discussing her research looking at koala diversity throughout the mountains.
Kellie also is involved in using wildlife - detection dogs to survey elusive threatened species such as koalas and quolls.
Kids will love watching Badger, her quoll detection dog, demonstrate his amazing skill at finding quoll scats.
Bring the family along to our meeting - here's more detail
On 17th October, 2014, the NSW Planning Assessment Committee refused Coalpac's proposed expansion of the Invincible Colliery and Cullen Valley Mine.
Here's an extract from the Commission's determination.
The Blue Mountains Conservation Society would like to thank its many hundreds of members and supporters, and associated organisations, for their tireless efforts over the past several years in this and previous campaigns to protect the Gardens of Stone.
Update - October 2014
The next stage is the Ordinary Council Meeting on Tuesday, 11 November 2014 were a report on the Public Exhibition & Review Process for DLEP 2013 will be presented for adoption.
Council anticipates that the finalised Draft Plan will be forwarded to the Department of Planning and Infrastructure for Ministerial approval in November.
Full information can be found on the Blue Mountains City Council website.
The Blue Mountains Conservation Society has also undertaken its own analysis of the submissions to DLEP 2013 which you can find by clicking here.
Help us preserve the natural environment of the Greater Blue Mountains World Heritage region.
Native Plant Nursery
Operating at Lawson and Blackheath, our nursery grows native plants for residents and organisations. Find out how you can buy plants or help out at the nursery.
Walking is a great way to meet people, keep fit and enjoy nature. Come and explore the beautiful Blue Mountains with friendly people. Like us on Facebook
The Bushcare Group meets once a month to remove weeds and plant native species at the Valley of the Waters site. New members are always welcome.
The Plant Study Group
The Plant Study Group meets once a month and travels to different locations in the mountains, enabling it to see a diversity of species and plant communities.