A collection of links to organisations with similar aims as the Blue Mountains Conservation Society.



Mt Hay from Butterbox Point photo: Aaron Spence
[Mt Hay from Butterbox Point photo: Aaron Spence]



Blue Mountains World Heritage Institute logo The Blue Mountains World Heritage Institute was formed in 2004 primarily to:
  • identify, initiate and coordinate cross-disciplinary research to inform policy and management; and to
  • build collaboration between the range of stakeholders concerned with the Greater Blue Mountains World Heritage Area.
Colong Foundation for Wilderness logo The Colong Foundation for Wilderness, the successor to Myles Dunphy’s National Parks and Primitive Areas Council, is Australia’s longest-serving community advocate for wilderness.
Lithgow Environment Group logo The Lithgow Environment Group seeks to preserve the balance of nature in its region.

The Lithgow region contains some of the most biodiverse bushland in the Greater Blue Mountains. The Group's aim is to promote and protect this rich natural heritage.

BMCC Bushcare logo Blue Mountains Bushcare/Landcare Group information is available in the Blue Mountains City Council Bushcare website.
STOP CSG Blue Mountains logo STOP CSG Blue Mountains is a group of Blue Mountains people who are concerned to protect the environment from the destruction wrought by Coal Seam Gas mining.
Katoomba Area Climate Action Now logo Katoomba Area Climate Action Now (KACAN) is a dedicated group of Blue Mountains residents committed to addressing the single biggest challenge currently facing humanity, i.e. CLIMATE CHANGE.
Transition Blue Mountains logo Transition Blue Mountains is a member of the Transition Network. Transition Towns is about preparing our land, towns and cities for life after cheap oil and (pretty drastic) climate change.
Blue Mountains Bird Observers logo Blue Mountains Bird Observers is a community group open to all who are interested in the bird life of the Blue Mountains, NSW. It has approximately 130 members, ranging from beginners to experienced birdwatchers. New members are always welcome.
The Habitat Advocate logo

The prime focus of The Habitat Advocate website is to advocate the conservation of wildlife and native habitat. They are concerned about the persistence of many forms of human threats to wildlife and to native habitats throughout the Blue Mountains bioregion, across Australia and indeed around the world. They seek to publicise and openly challenge all threats.

Sustainable Blue Mountains logo The Blue Mountains community has endorsed a 25-Year City Vision for a more sustainable Blue Mountains. The Sustainable Blue Mountains website provides information that is offered to increase understanding about our progress towards achieving the Vision for a more sustainable Blue Mountains.
This website aims to provide comprehensive information on the natural heritage of the Blue Mountains, supported with artistic responses to the local environment

National Parks Association of NSW  logo The National Parks Association of NSW is a non-government conservation organisation that seeks to protect, connect and restore the integrity and diversity of natural areas in NSW through campaigning, community activities and bushwalking.
invasive species council
Invasive Species Council Inc. is a national not-for-profit charitable organisation. It was formed in 2002 to campaign for stronger laws, policies and programs to keep Australian biodiversity safe from new weeds, feral animals and other invaders.
Nature Conservation Council of NSW logo The Nature Conservation Council of NSW works to conserve nature and protect the water we drink, the air we breathe and the places we love.
It's a non-profit, non-government organisation representing 120 community environment groups across NSW. Its aim is to protect our precious natural environment.
Total Environment Centre  logo 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 Wilderness Society  logo The Wilderness Society (TWS) is a national, community-based, environmental advocacy organisation whose purpose is to protect, promote and restore wilderness and natural processes across Australia for the survival and ongoing evolution of life on Earth.
Lock The Gate logo The Lock The Gate Alliance is a national alliance of 70 community, industry and environmental groups and over 350 supporters concerned with the devastating impact that certain inadequately assessed and inadequately-regulated fossil fuel extraction industries are having on our short and long term physical, social, environmental and economic wellbeing. We are particularly concerned with the damage caused by the coal and coal seam gas (CSG) mining industries.
Sustainable Population Australia logo Sustainable Population Australia (SPA) is a non-profit volunteer environment group focused on the importance of population growth - the human impact on our natural, rural and urban environments.
Rivers SOS logo Rivers SOS is an alliance of over 40 environmental and community groups concerned with the wrecking of rivers in New South Wales by mining operations.
Western Sydney Conservaton Alliance logo The Western Sydney Conservation Alliance Inc (WSCA) is a not for profit volunteer group that seeks to protect Western Sydney's dwindling Natural Heritage.
Shanes Park Woodland The Shanes Park Woodland is a 550 hectare woodland in Western Sydney, and home to a wide range of endangered woodland birds and flora.
The site is currently proposed to become a Regional Park, with clearing of native vegetation to establish recreational facilities.
Please help the growing movement to support this site being protected as a public access Nature Reserve by visiting
Environment Management News logo Environmental Management News (EMN) is produced by WME Media, which is committed to helping Australian business and the environment industry build a sustainable VISION for the future through its publications and other activities.
Clean Energy Council logo The Clean Energy Council is the peak body representing Australia’s clean energy sector.
It is an industry association made up of more than 350 member companies operating in the fields of renewable energy and energy efficiency.
Climate Movement logo is a hub for Climate Action Groups around Australia to connect with each other, access resources, share success stories and collaborate to make a more powerful and effective climate movement.
The Climate Institute logo Established in late 2005, The Climate Institute is a non-partisan, independent research organisation that works with community, business and government to drive innovative and effective climate change solutions.
Greenpeace logo Greenpeace is an independent campaigning organisation that uses non-violent direct action to expose global environmental problems and to force solutions which are essential to a green and peaceful future.
Planet Ark logo Founded in 1992, Planet Ark is an Australian not-for-profit Environmental organisation whose aim is to work with people and business to teach them the simple ways in which they can reduce their impact on the planet, at home, at work and in the community.
Friends of the Earth Australia logo Founded in 1974, Friends of the Earth (FoE) Australia is a federation of independent local groups working for a socially equitable and environmentally sustainable future.
Bush Heritage logo Bush Heritage is a non-profit conservation organisation dedicated to protecting Australia's unique animals, plants and their habitats.
Wildlife Advocate logo Wildlife Advocate Inc. is a not-for-profit community organisation dedicated to ensuring the needs of Australian native wildlife are taken into account in the development of policies, implementation of practices and purchasing decisions affecting the safety, freedom and independence of native Australian fauna.
World Wildlife Fund Logo WWF-Australia is part of the WWF International Network, the world's largest and most experienced independent conservation organisation. It has close to five million supporters and a global network active in more than 100 countries.


Earth Justice Logo Earth Justice, founded in 1971 as the Sierra Club Legal Defense Fund, works through the US courts on behalf of citizen groups, scientists, and other parties to ensure government agencies and private interests follow the law.
Green Biz Logo Launched in 2000, Green Biz, Business Voice of the Green Economy, is the leading source for news, opinion, best practices, and other resources on the greening of mainstream business.