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

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THE SOCIETY'S ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

Thursday 30 March 2017, at 7PM

Conservation Hut, Wentworth Falls

Following our Annual General Meeting
"Mysteries of Kimberley Rock Art"
a presentation by Dr Alan Lane
(starting at 7.45 pm) ... MORE



THE RESULTS ARE IN

Report CardToday we are halfway through the state government's four year term.

Nature Conservation Council's team of policy experts, including the Blue Mountains Conservation Society, has put together a report card assessing our government's performance for nature.

Thanks to some abysmal actions, including weakening our land-clearing laws, giving the green light to coal mining and subsidising native forest logging, our government has scored a big fail.

View the Mid-Term Report Card

As you can see from the environment report card, the NSW government has put nature and our community's health well behind the needs of developers and big business.

This government's worst environmental failures since 2015 include:

  • Watering down strong land-clearing laws, which will drive species extinctions and climate change
  • Allowing expansion of coal and gas projects on farmland and in special natural areas, including in Sydney's drinking-water catchment
  • Subsidising native forest logging, which is driving koalas towards extinction
  • Reducing national parks funding, slowing reserve acquisitions to a trickle and reducing conservation work and research

You can read the DETAILED REPORT here.


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PROTEST

The Society OPPOSES the proposed WESTERN SYDNEY AIRPORT
It impacts the environment of the Greater Blue Mountains
and threatens its world heritage listing.

bumper sticker anti airport

Visit our No Airport section to read all about our campaign
AGAINST THE WESTERN SYDNEY AIRPORT


Bushtrackers

The Blue Mountains Conservation Society sponsors Bush Trackers.
Visit the Bush Trackers to download Bush Tracker Guides.