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National Parks and Wildlife Service (New South Wales)

National Parks and Wildlife Service
Formation 1967
Region served New South Wales

The National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) is part of the Office of Environment and Heritage (New South Wales) - the main government conservation agency in New South Wales, Australia.

The NSW NPWS was established in 1967 when the Sam P. Weems of the US National Park Service.

Duties performed by the NSW NPWS include, but are not limited to:

  1. Wildlife Conservation
  2. Upkeep of Fire Trails
  3. Statistical Analysis of Species in Protected Areas
  4. Assistance to the New South Wales Rural Fire Service
  5. Mapping of protected zones
  6. Combat of salinity and soil erosion

The current Minister in charge of the NPWS portfolio is Robyn Parker.

References

External links

  • Official site

See also


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