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Conservation, Protection and Education for over 50 years

 

 

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2010 was the 50th anniversary of the founding of the National Parks Association of the ACT.  In 1960 the NPA ACT was established with the prime objective of getting a National Park for the National Capital.  This goal was achieved in 1984, 30 years ago this year, when Namadgi National Park was proclaimed.  Today, the Association works to promote national parks and the protection of our fauna and flora, scenery, natural features and cultural heritage.  We do this by lobbying and by hands-on work parties.  Our outdoor activities include field trips, work parties, day walks, longer pack walks, snow-shoe walks, kayaking and car camps. These enable members to better appreciate and enjoy the natural phenomena and cultural heritage.  Our quarterly full-colour Bulletin is packed with interesting articles about the environment, related issues and members' experiences in the bush.  NPA also publish a good range of expert-edited field guides. At our monthly general meetings, which bring members together to talk with the committee informally and over supper, guest speakers address a wide range of topics.  Please join us.

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The 2nd Edition of the Field Guide to the Birds of the ACT is now out.


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Saturday Work Party - Brayshaws to Westermans
This work party will involve the removal of Broom in the area between Brayshaw’s and Westerman’s huts.
Date: 25-Oct-2014
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Sunday Day Walk - Northern ACT Border
Take shortcut north to Oak Hill and from there follow Canberra Centenary Trail west to One Tree Hill and on to Hall. Scenic with some moderate climbs.
Date: 26-Oct-2014
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Pack Walk - 2 nights - Budawangs
A partly exploratory walk in the Budawangs from the Nerriga entrance to Morton National Park.
Starts: 31-Oct-2014
Ends: 02-Nov-2014
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Maratus harrisi: the tiny peacock spider discovered by Canberra man Stuart Harris in Namadgi National Park
Mr Harris had no idea that the tiny spider was a new species and would change the course of his life.
[ 20-Aug-2014 ]
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ACT Environmental Offsets Policy and ACT Environmental Offsets Policy
The final ACT Environmental Offsets Policy and ACT Environmental Offsets Policy Delivery Framework is now publicly available on the Environment and Planning Directorate website.
[ 19-Aug-2014 ]
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Action plan for the endangered brush-tailed rock-wallaby
A new action plan for the endangered brush-tailed rock-wallaby will better help the species recover from near extinction, Minister for the Environment, Simon Corbell, said today.
[ 19-Aug-2014 ]
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