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The Blue Mountains Conservation Society is an incorporated voluntary group of about nine hundred members helping to conserve the natural environment of the Greater Blue Mountains area.

The group undertakes various activities including campaigning on significant conservation issues affecting the area, providing resources for those interested in conservation including a 12 page monthly newsletter, organising bushwalks and plant study outings, running a plant nursery and much more. See elsewhere on this website for detailed information about the Society's activities, publications, events, campaigns and submissions.

BMCS contact information.

BMCS media releases

Note: Not all past BMCS media releases are listed here.


5 May 2023: Blue Mountains Conservation Society welcomes new president
18 January 2023: Plans for Great Western Highway tunnel forging ahead


20 October 2022: Trading World Heritage for development
7 September 2022: Screening of award winning film “Message of the Lyrebird” to raise funds for Blue Mountains conservation
5 May 2022: Society welcomes positive environmental policies for greater Blue Mountains

BMCS in the news

Below are a selection of stories in the press about, or quoting, the Blue Mountains Conservation Society from 2016 onwards

A limited selection of Blue Mountains Gazette articles

8 February 2023: "Blue Mountains Conservation Society voices concerns over Blackheath-Little Hartley tunnel"
21 October 2022: "Blue Mountains Conservation Society responds to NSW Premier Dominic Perrottet dam wall raising plans"
15 September 2022: "Message from a lyrebird, the famed mimic"
26 August 2022: "Celebrating 90 years of conservation of the Blue Gum Forest"
12 July 2022: "Blue Mountains Conservation Society urges State Government to reconsider plans for a lookout of the Lost City in Lithgow"
12 April 2022: "Blue Mountains Conversation Society appoints new President; outgoing president honoured with life membership"
22 March 2022: "More calls for Environmental Impact Statement on Great Western Highway upgrade"
24 November 2021: "Blue Mountains Conservation Society say Liberals are silent on the environment"
30 January 2020: The Blue Mountains Conservation Society tells governments to take immediate climate action
14 May 2019: "Blue Mountains Conservation Society 'very disappointed' Liberal candidate ignored election questionnaire"
8 February 2019: "Blue Mountains Conservation Society rallies for national parks"
21 September 2018: "Blue Mountains gives support for threatened species"

Links to a selection of press articles about specific BMCS conservation campaigns

2020/21 Katoomba airfield campaign
2016/19 Ngula Bulgarabang Regional Park (Radiata Plateau) campaign
2017 Gardens of Stone Stage 2 campaign

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