Rock Sprengelia Rock Sprengelia (Sprengelia monticola)  (Alan Page)

Acronyms and Abbreviations

Here's a list of acronyms and abbreviations that you may find on our website.

AGM Annual General Meeting - the Society's AGM is held in March each year.
BMCC Blue Mountains City Council
BMCS Blue Mountains Conservation Society
ConSoc Blue Mountains Conservation Society
Colong Colong Foundation for Wilderness
DCP Development Control Plan
DLEP Draft Local Environment Plan
DoE Department of the Environment  (Australian Government)
EDO Environmental Defenders Office New South Wales
EIS Environmental Impact Statement
ELO Environment Liaison Office The ELO is hosted by the Nature Conservation Council of NSW. The Conservation Society is a member.
GBMWHA Greater Blue Mountains World Heritage Area
GMO Genetically Modified Organism
GoS Gardens of Stone
GoS2 Gardens of Stone Stage 2 Proposal
IPC Independent Planning Commission of NSW - formerly the Planning Assessment Commission
LEG Lithgow Environment Group
LEP Local Environment Plan
LGA Local Government Area - i.e. a council area
NCC Nature Conservation Council
NoBCA No Badgerys Creek Airport
NPA National Parks Association of NSW
NPWHO National Parks and World Heritage Officer - a position on the Society's Management Committee
NPWS NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service
Obj3 Objective 3 Sub-Committee - Western Escarpment Protection
OEH NSW Office of Environment and Heritage
PAC Independent Planning Commission of NSW - formerly the Planning Assessment Commission
PoM Plan of Management
RAWSA Residents Against Western Sydney Airport
RMS NSW Roads and Maritime Services
TEC Total Environment Centre
SCA State Conservation Area
SV Springvale Colliery
WSA Western Sydney Airport