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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 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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Car Camping Trip - Down the Darling River
Follow the Darling River visiting Brewarrina, Bourke, Gundabooka NP, Louth, Trilby, Paroo NP, Wilcannia, Pooncarrie, Kinchega NP and Wentworth.
Starts: 19-Jul-2014
Ends: 31-Jul-2014
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Saturday Work Party - Lower Cotter Catchment Wilding pines
The work will be in the native forest above the Brindabella Road – a pine hot spot that needs a more attention.
Date: 26-Jul-2014
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Sunday Day Walk - Burra Creek from London Bridge Picnic Area
Come and explore the lovely Burra Creek as it winds its way through its attractive gorge.
Date: 27-Jul-2014
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Don't give up on Australia's endangered species
It’s defeatist to say that some plants and animals should be allowed to become extinct. Here are five things we can do to help save them
[ 24-Mar-2014 ]
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Volunteers needed to help the high country
Volunteers from the Snowy Mountains region are needed to help stop the spread of weeds in Kosciuszko National Park, one of Australia’s most fragile alpine ecosystems.
[ 24-Mar-2014 ]
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ABC Coverage on Brumby Problem
The ABC have given wide coverage on the Brumby problem.
[ 28-Feb-2014 ]
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