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Coveny's Zieria (Zieria covenyi
) is an endangered species that is only found in the upper Blue Mountains.
The mission of the
Blue Mountains Conservation Society
is to help conserve the natural environment of the Greater Blue Mountains and to increase awareness of the natural environment in general.
Blue Mountains Bushcare Network
is a coalition of individuals and representatives from Bushcare groups and other authorities interested in maintaining and restoring the integrity of bushland in the Blue Mountains.
Carol Probets' blog
. Sharing a passion for nature and biodiversity. Birding guide, bushwalker, blogger, lyrebirds, honeyeater migration.
Plus here she is on Twitter
is a Blue Mountains environmental education initiative designed to connect children and their families with "the bush" and to promote the natural spaces within our local communities as "child-friendly" places.
The Botanists Way
touring route links the Hawkesbury Valley and Lithgow along the Bells Line of Road and Chifley Road.
The Botanists Way
connects many of the botanical attractions and themes in the area and crosses the Greater Blue Mountains World Heritage Area with spectacular wilderness on both sides of the road.
is a nature photographer who is best known for images of his home territory in the Blue Mountains.
He also ranges over much of Australia and beyond.
Blue Mountains Wildflowers contains images and descriptions of over 220 flora species.
The National Parks Association of NSW
is a not-for-profit organisation that seeks to protect, connect and restore the integrity and diversity of natural systems in NSW and beyond, through national parks, marine sanctuaries and other means.
The Total Environment Centre
has been campaigning for environment protection in the city and country, changing government policy, advising the community and challenging business since 1972.
The purpose of The Wilderness Society
is protecting, promoting and restoring wilderness and natural processes across Australia for the survival and ongoing evolution of life on Earth.
The Blue Mountains Cultural Centre
features the Blue Mountains City Art Gallery and World Heritage Exhibition which is devoted to education about the distinctive environment, history and culture of the Blue Mountains region.
are the largest, most spectacular and most famous caves in Australia. Set in Blue Mountains World Heritage wilderness, Jenolan Caves are a national treasure, of awe-inspiring beauty and scale.
The data in PlantNet
is derived from the printed Flora of New South Wales
. PlantNET can be searched for information on New South Wales plant names, their distribution and conservation status. Identification tools (keys), descriptions, images, illustrations and other information are provided.
The Royal Botanic Garden
in Sydney, est. 1816, is the oldest botanic garden and scientific institution in Australia. It is home to an outstanding collection of plants from around the world with a focus on Australia and the South Pacific.
The Ecocentric Alliance
is a global advocacy network for ecocentrism and deep green ethics. Ecocentrism is a world view that extends ethical considerations to all of Earth's living systems (the Ecosphere), as well as the dynamics of their interactions, and values non-human nature independently of any benefit it may have for humans specifically.