The Sydney Morning Herald

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In order to save the last patch of unburnt forest in Manyana on the NSW South Coast, the Foundation for National Parks and Wildlife launched a fundraising campaign after 80 per cent of the Shoalhaven region’s national parks were destroyed in the summer fires, “every piece of unburnt habitat is precious”.

FNPW says the remaining mature forest in and around the village of Manyana has become a refuge for wildlife that fled the summer fires. “This now rare, unburnt forest rings with a chorus of birdsong, unlike the nearby scorched bushland which is deathly silent,” and that donations may be used for the purchase of privately held land.

Since bushfire devastated the region, a residents’ action group has fought against the project to subdivide the 20 hectares of forest into 182 residential plots.

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The Sunday Telegraph

COLOUR IN TO HELP THE KOALAS

The Foundation for National Parks & Wildlife, the charity partner for Australia's National Parks, is helping to rebuild the habitats of our native animals following last year's bushfire season by planting one million trees.

Did you know koalas can eat as much as 1kg of leaves a day? Koalas are also very territorial, living in small communities with their family and friends.

To help the koalas, FNPW and the Funday Telegraph are inviting you to help plant trees.

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1 year on from the 2019/20 Bushfires and Australia’s National Parks are rising from the ashes.

In this episode, Lottie Dalziel speaks with Ian Darbyshire, CEO of the Foundation for National Parks & Wildlife who not only have announced their plan to plant one million trees over the next five years but are working with communities to grow native flora and nurture animal species around Australia.

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