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  • Watarrka Walks Hot Weather Management Strategy

    Watarrka Walks Hot Weather Management Strategy

    1 October 2014  | Departmental Release

    The Parks and Wildlife Commission of the NT (PWCNT) advises the Watarrka Walks Hot Weather Management Strategy will be in operation from today for the duration of the 2014/2015 summer.

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  • Wildlife Care Guidelines now Available

    Wildlife Care Guidelines now Available

    30 September 2014  | Departmental Release

    Parks and Wildlife Commission of the NT (PWCNT) has developed Wildlife Care Guidelines to support the rehabilitation of injured and orphaned wildlife for release into the wild.

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  • Tabletop Track Closed

    Tabletop Track Closed

    30 September 2014  | Departmental Release

    The Parks and Wildlife Commission of the NT (PWCNT) advises that the Tabletop Track walk in Litchfield National Park is now closed for the duration of the wet season and will be expected to open in June 2015 after Rangers have conducted fuel reduction burning.

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  • Celebrate with the Territory Wildlife Park

    Celebrate with the Territory Wildlife Park

    25 September 2014  | Ministerial Release

    The Territory Wildlife Park is turning 25 and will be partying in style to celebrate this impressive milestone.

    Minister for Parks and Wildlife, Bess Price, has congratulated the park on 25 years of success and invites all Territorians to celebrate the occasion on Saturday October 18.

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  • Curious critters caught on camera

    Curious critters caught on camera

    23 September 2014  | Ministerial Release

    A series of grainy photographs hold the key to monitoring and protecting some of the Territory's most threatened species.

    Minister for Parks and Wildlife, Bess Price, said the remarkable photos of a range of animals in the West MacDonnell National Park will help rangers and scientists understand what's living in this remote part of Australia.

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  • Desert chicks need your help to find a name

    Desert chicks need your help to find a name

    23 September 2014  | Ministerial Release

    Minister for Parks and Wildlife, Bess Price, is calling on members of the public to help name two Wedge-tailed Eagle chicks.

    "The Alice Springs Desert Park rescued two young eagle chicks after the pair's parent was involved in a territorial dispute with other eagles and was no longer able to look after its young," Mrs Price said.

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