northern rivers environment

Environmental work lands scientist and vet an OAM

premium_icon Environmental work lands scientist and vet an OAM

Her work involved family, spanned years and traversed borders.

Plastic-free coffee cups an Australian first

premium_icon Plastic-free coffee cups an Australian first

“At least we can recycle the cup properly afterwards.”

State Forests reopen after fires

premium_icon State Forests reopen after fires

A NUMBER of Northern Rivers State Forests have reopened to the public after rain...

The search to uncover toxic danger on our firegrounds

premium_icon The search to uncover toxic danger on our firegrounds

World-class researchers study soils from across the Northern Rivers

Was the weekend rain enough to lift water restrictions?

premium_icon Was the weekend rain enough to lift water restrictions?

ROCKY Creek Dam received more than 200mm of rain on the weekend, increasing dam...

Decision made on controversial Byron bypass

premium_icon Decision made on controversial Byron bypass

Find out if Byron Shire Council can continue work on CBD bypass.

Local koala trees poisoned in selfish vandalism act

premium_icon Local koala trees poisoned in selfish vandalism act

INVESTIGATIONS are underway after ‘heartbreaking’ illegal poisoning of koala food...

DIRE: Dry spell creates ‘ticking time bomb’ for fish kill

premium_icon DIRE: Dry spell creates ‘ticking time bomb’ for fish kill

Build-up of toxic black ooze in drains in floodplain

Fears fish kill could be a sign of things to come

premium_icon Fears fish kill could be a sign of things to come

THE dry conditions could have led to a fish kill at Emigrant Creek at Tintenbar...

'HORRIFIC PAIN': Ballina woman ‘burned’ by dangerous tree

premium_icon 'HORRIFIC PAIN': Ballina woman ‘burned’ by dangerous tree

"It feels like I’ve gone through a windscreen of a car.”

FULL LIST: Level 2 water restrictions

premium_icon FULL LIST: Level 2 water restrictions

LEVEL 2 water restrictions will be imposed on Monday for Rous Water customers, what...

Five-year-old’s sweet assistance for koalas

premium_icon Five-year-old’s sweet assistance for koalas

THIS Lismore Heights roadside stall is selling mangoes to help raise funds for...

LETHAL THREAT: Bushfires ignite cancerous soil

premium_icon LETHAL THREAT: Bushfires ignite cancerous soil

Substance spotlighted by renowned environmentalist Erin Brockovich

Hope is not lost for state forest recovery after bushfires

premium_icon Hope is not lost for state forest recovery after bushfires

The impact of the bushfires on state forest is still being assessed

Fate of koala populations still uncertain

premium_icon Fate of koala populations still uncertain

A KOALA expert says there is still hope for the species after devastating fires.

Landcare site restored after extensive vandalism

premium_icon Landcare site restored after extensive vandalism

Despite two acts of vandalism last year, Skennars Head’s Landcare regeneration site...

Permits still needed, despite the rain

premium_icon Permits still needed, despite the rain

FIREFIGHTERS remind the community that despite some rain in the region, fire...

Fingers crossed, we’ll get rain for Christmas

premium_icon Fingers crossed, we’ll get rain for Christmas

What to expect over Christmas; road safety, rain and words from fire crew.

Award for man who saved Lismore from crazy ant invasion

premium_icon Award for man who saved Lismore from crazy ant invasion

Almost two years after saving Lismore from an unseen enemy this keen eyed local has...

UNPRECEDENTED: Level 4 water restrictions in place

UNPRECEDENTED: Level 4 water restrictions in place

“WE would not be moving to level 4 restrictions if it wasn’t absolutely...

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