Royal National Park as World Heritage

While tempted to wish my “local” park to be spared the extra visitor pressure that World Heritage listing will bring, I hope that the increased focus on its sustainable management will support the sharing of Royal National Park’s treasures by visitors from around the world. But it won’t be easy.

Already, walking tracks . . . → Read More: Royal National Park as World Heritage

The Royal: What’s special for me?

What’s Special for Me?

I had the universe to myself this morning. Blue sky, a multitude of butterflies and birds, including Black Cockatoos. A freshwater creek to die for. Shade and a good book.

The Royal affords me a chance to wander and ponder in the silence and beauty of its bush. A bush . . . → Read More: The Royal: What’s special for me?

Four Great Features of Our RNP

The campaign, launched in March, to achieve UN “World Heritage Listing” is gathering learned papers on the very special features of our Royal National Park. Here, broadly, are 4 areas of that specialness.

First! Beyond question, the RNP’s founding as “National Park” in 1879 made it the first such park on the mighty continent . . . → Read More: Four Great Features of Our RNP