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  • Get Your Entries in now for Owen Springs Reserve Photo Competition

    Get Your Entries in now for Owen Springs Reserve Photo Competition

    15 July 2014  | Departmental Release

    The Parks and Wildlife Commission of the NT (PWCNT) and the Alice Springs Public Library invite the public to submit their photos of Owen Springs Reserve for the inaugural photo competition and exhibition.

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  • Volunteers wanted at Chambers Pillar Historical Reserve

    Volunteers wanted at Chambers Pillar Historical Reserve

    1 July 2014  | Departmental Release

    The Parks and Wildlife Commission of the NT (PWCNT) is calling for volunteers to assist with repairs at Chambers Pillar Historical Reserve.

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  • Northern Snapping Turtle Saved

    Northern Snapping Turtle Saved

    20 June 2014  | Departmental Release

    A Northern Snapping Turtle found hanging in a tree with a fish hook down its throat at Corroboree Billabong is set to be released back into the wild this weekend.

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  • Plenty on offer in Parks these School Holidays

    Plenty on offer in Parks these School Holidays

    18 June 2014  | Departmental Release

    Escape the winter blues and discover what nature has to offer at the Alice Springs Telegraph Station and Alice Springs Desert Park these school holidays.

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  • Larapinta Trail Walking Season

    Larapinta Trail Walking Season

    13 June 2014  | Departmental Release

    The Parks and Wildlife Commission of the NT (PWCNT) advises that as part of the 2014 walking season Rangers will be patrolling the Larapinta Trail from this Wednesday, 18 June.

    PWCNT Deputy District Ranger, Phil Cowan said the 223km Larapinta Trail has fast become one of the most popular long distance remote walks in Australia.

    "The PWCNT's top priority is the safety of our Park visitors and management of Parks to ensure they remain beautiful for all future visitors," Mr Cowan said.

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  • Beware of pesky pecking pee wees patrolling Darwin streets

    Beware of pesky pecking pee wees patrolling Darwin streets

    12 June 2014  | Ministerial Release

    Minister for Parks and Wildlife Bess Price is urging people to be wary of swooping pee wees around the Top End.

    "There have been several reports of pee wees swooping and attacking people in Darwin, particularly when entering or leaving buildings," Mrs Price said.

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