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Our mission is to help conserve the natural environment of the Greater Blue Mountains and to increase awareness of the natural environment in general.


Women Pioneers



Blue Mountains Council Election
10th September 2016

Are you enrolled to vote?
What ward are you in?
What's the Society doing for the election?

Let us show you!


The Society is looking to contract a Community Campaigner to assist us with our
"Vote for the Environment" Council Election Campaign.

This is a short term paid contract position for immediate start till 17th September 2016. The successful candidate will work an average of a day a week on the campaign and report to the Land Use sub Committee of the Society.

Candidates must have previous community campaigning experience, have excellent written skills, be able to work to tight deadlines and have print and social media experience.

Please send a short letter outlining how you meet the above criteria plus a short CV to

For further information email

Applications must be received by COB 28 July, 2016.

Glenbrook protest

The Society opposes the proposed Western Sydney Airport
It impacts the environment of the Greater Blue Mountains and threatens its world heritage listing.


Visit our No Airport section to read all about our campaign



WHAT'S ON - events of interest locally updated

NEWS - other sources updated

The Plant Study Group updated

Campaign againt Western Sydney Airport (links added)updated

Urban Geochemical Contamination Study of High Conservation Value Upland Swamps in the Blue Mountains

Planning and Development in the Blue Mountainsnew


Getting involved
Blue Dampiera - Dampiera stricta 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.
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Baal Bone walk - Andy Gardiner BMCS Bushwalking
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
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Valley of the Waters Bushcare Group Bushcare Group
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.
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the vulnerable Euphrasia bowdeniae Conservation Work
Help us preserve the natural environment of the Greater Blue Mountains World Heritage region.
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The Plant Study Group 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.
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Bush Trackers website

The Society sponsors Bush Trackers.

Here's a 4 minute video about Bush Trackers.

Visit the Bush Trackers website to download Bush Tracker Guides.

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