northern rivers environment

Algae levels have ‘quadrupled’ at dam in a week

Algae levels have ‘quadrupled’ at dam in a week

“Recreational users should not come into contact with the water.”

Mountain top chain removal to prevent ‘catastrophic failure’

Premium Content Mountain top chain removal to prevent ‘catastrophic failure’

National Parks and Wildlife explain what’s happening on summit track

Look but don't touch: Why you shouldn't swim at these spots

Premium Content Look but don't touch: Why you shouldn't swim at these spots

Come here to be impressed, not to undress to your budgie smugglers

What’s that oily-looking substance on Belongil Creek?

Premium Content What’s that oily-looking substance on Belongil Creek?

The council’s staff have confirmed their findings on the substance

Flying fox death outbreak prompts North Coast warning

Premium Content Flying fox death outbreak prompts North Coast warning

“Members of the public should never touch a flying fox and pets should also be kept...

Party group told to stop trashing beaches or ‘rack off’

Premium Content Party group told to stop trashing beaches or ‘rack off’

Byron’s deputy mayor has criticised the group who trashed our beach

'Have we gone mad?' Call for tide to shift on coastline plan

Premium Content 'Have we gone mad?' Call for tide to shift on coastline plan

AS THE community has its say on seven options, a Byron councillor has criticised...

Mullum could face water restrictions if rain doesn’t arrive

Premium Content Mullum could face water restrictions if rain doesn’t arrive

WET season “has not arrived as predicted” and flows into the weir are almost...

Two days into summer, water restrictions trickle in

Premium Content Two days into summer, water restrictions trickle in

THE first water restrictions for the Northern Rivers this summer have been...

‘You have blood on your hands’: Byron doof slammed

Premium Content ‘You have blood on your hands’: Byron doof slammed

"There must have been organisers ... they should be held to account"

Business fined $15,000 for polluting North Coast waterway

Premium Content Business fined $15,000 for polluting North Coast waterway

THE EPA issued the fine saying, “these deficiencies had the potential to have an...

MYSTERY: 21 sea turtles in care at Ballina centre

Premium Content MYSTERY: 21 sea turtles in care at Ballina centre

It's nesting season, and we can all do our bit to help our turtles

Students plant hundreds of koala trees to inspire others

Premium Content Students plant hundreds of koala trees to inspire others

High school students have spearheaded a project to boost koala habitat on private...

‘Big innovation’: Plans for $20M bioenergy plant

Premium Content ‘Big innovation’: Plans for $20M bioenergy plant

The facility would be the first of its kind in Australia

Students launch new project to increase koala habitat

Premium Content Students launch new project to increase koala habitat

Mullumbimby High School students have planted hundreds of koala food trees on a...

3 sharks caught off North Coast beaches today

Premium Content 3 sharks caught off North Coast beaches today

Shark mitigation devices have been helping to keep beachgoers safe

What do you do when a whale drops in on your wave?

Premium Content What do you do when a whale drops in on your wave?

WATCH: Amazing footage of Brydes whales interacting with surfers

Invasive weed found on the Northern Rivers for first time

Premium Content Invasive weed found on the Northern Rivers for first time

THE invasive weed that can cause severe health reactions in humans and animals.

COVID-19 may be making magpies swoop more

Premium Content COVID-19 may be making magpies swoop more

Face masks confuse territorial magpies

Fire in dunes frightens residents

Premium Content Fire in dunes frightens residents

A GRASS fire was extinguished by firefighters before it reached nearby residences...

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