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‘Boots on the ground’ needed to make the most of NSW national park land purchases

<p>State government urged to manage and resource recent property acquisitions to protect native species and habitat</p><ul><li><a href="https://www.theguardian.com/technology/ng-interactive/2018/may/15/the-guardian-app?CMP=cvau_sfl">Get our free news app</a>; <a href="https://www.theguardian.com/world/guardian-australia-morning-mail/2014/jun/24/-sp-guardian-australias-morning-mail-subscribe-by-email?CMP=cvau_sfl">get our morning email briefing</a></li></ul><p>In June last year, the New South Wales environment minister, Matt Kean, announced the acquisition of Narriearra station, a sweeping property on Karengappa country in the state’s north-west, for the national parks estate.</p><p>Dotted with huge temporary wetlands that fill and attract waterbirds during inland floods, the 153,415 hectare outback cattle station was the single largest purchase of private land for a national park in the state’s history.</p> <a href="https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2021/nov/21/boots-on-the-ground-needed-to-make-the-most-of-nsw-national-park-land-purchases">Continue reading...</a>

State government urged to manage and resource recent property acquisitions to protect native species and habitat

In June last year, the New South Wales environment minister, Matt Kean, announced the acquisition of Narriearra station, a sweeping property on Karengappa country in the state’s north-west, for the national parks estate.

Dotted with huge temporary wetlands that fill and attract waterbirds during inland floods, the 153,415 hectare outback cattle station was the single largest purchase of private land for a national park in the state’s history.

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