Citizen Scientist Project Report

Jane Lambert’s recently completed Masters of Environmental Management Report with the UNSW Institute of Environmental Studies http://www.ies.unsw.edu.au/:
‘Citizen Science for Flora and Fauna Conservation: Enduring Success‘,
based on the Popes Glen Citizen Scientist Project is now available.
Follow the link to read more:
Citizen Science – Popes Glen, Blue Mountains. Jane Read more

Current Programs 2014

Natural and Cultural Heritage Program
Sustainable Development Program
Community engagement

Please follow the link to read more about these programs:
Projects Update – 14 May 14 (1)

Low Carbon Tourism update and Forum invitation 18th March 2014

We are pleased to report that work is well underway with 13 Blue Mountains tourism businesses already partnering with us.  The first batch of businesses includes players large and small in the Mountains tourism scene.  Audits have been completed at a number of sites across the accommodation, food and beverage and Read more

Suzanne Stone Tour Events are all coming together

The finalised itinerary for Suzanne Stones Tour are slowly coming together.

The first event that has been locked in is

UTS: The Centre for Compassionate Conservation proudly presents a special event Wolves and dingoes: Top dogs that deserve compassion

Which will be held on Tuesday 12th November. 5:30pm UTS – make sure you click Read more

Wild Dogs – Research Proposal

The Greater Blue Mountains World Heritage Area exists as an amalgamation of National Parks that together encompass a region of high conservation value. This area is significant not only because it has been afforded World Heritage listing, the highest order of recognition and protection that can be bestowed on an area, but because it is Read more

BMWHI projects update – August 2013

  • Zoe-Joy Newby is writing up her PhD thesis on phytophthora (she is based at University of Sydney, on a BMWHI top-up scholarship and co-supervised by Ed Liew at Botanic Gardens)
  • An updated list of wildlife-related projects is being prepared, for BMWHI to focus on getting implemented over the next year, drawing upon Read more

Branching Out : Stories from the Blue Mountains


Click on text in image above to navigate the exhibition

The Blue Mountains World Heritage Institute presents this mixed media exhibition developed to share the stories, reflections and memories of the Blue Mountains community. The eucalypt is used as a catalyst and symbol of recording and interpreting the community’s inspiration and connection Read more

Branching Out : Stories from the Blue Mountains Exhibition


Rachel Szalay – Winter view from Lett Street
2004 charcoal and pastel on cloth

Branching Out: Stories from the Blue Mountains was an event of the Blue Mountains Music Festival, held from Friday 16th to Sunday 18th March 2007, in the Festival Exhibition Hall of Katoomba Public School, Merriwa Street, Katoomba.

Branching Out was Read more

Nature Through Fresh Eyes

Partners and Supporters:

Multicultural Residents Association (MRA), Mountains Community Resource Network (MCRN), Blue Mountains Refugee Support Group and Cheryle Yin-Lo (Community Cultural Development worker, BMWHI)

Funded by:

Community Cultural Development Board, Australia Council for the Arts Cultural Partnerships Program & Cultural Development Program, Blue Mountains City Council and The Blue Mountains World Heritage Institute Read more