Thank you to all who braved the weather on 19th June to help make the 16th Annual Port Stephens Community Dolphin Census a success. Mother Nature tested us this year and we really appreciate everybody’s patience, flexibility, understanding and most of all, dedication throughout the process. 86 dolphins were sighted throughout the morning, included a few well knowns. Favourite (A female estimated to be in her 20’s) was spotted near Fly Point with her juvenile (PS057) and 2 yea
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On Wednesday 22nd June, the Marine Parks Association will be hosting a Community Forum to address issues relating to DPI and Huon Aquaculture Ltd's proposed aquaculture research lease in our Marine Park. Huon Aquaculture Ltd and DPI are proposing to develop a research aquaculture project for growing kingfish in the pristine waters between Cabbage Tree Island and Broughton Island. The project is due to start in August, yet we as a community still know very litt
We have been watching the weather forecast closely over the past week. Due to an intensifying low developing off our coast we have made the difficult decision to postpone the community census until Sunday, June 19th, 11am-12pm. Forecast heavy rains throughout the weekend, strong winds and large seas mean that conditions are not ideal for spotting dolphins and are not safe, comfortable or likely enjoyable for participants. We have rescheduled the event for Sunday June 19th. Ho