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The year 2010 was the 50th anniversary of the founding of the National Parks Association of the ACT.  Back in 1960 the NPAACT was established with the prime objective of establishing a National Park for the National Capital.  24 years later, in 1984, this goal was achieved 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, education and by hands-on work parties.  Our outdoor activities include field trips, work parties, day bushwalks, longer packwalks, 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. We also send out a monthly eNewsletter. Please join us.

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Saturday Work Party - Fence Removal Gudgenby Valley
In 2015 NPA and the Gudgenby Bush Regeneration Group started removing the remaining stock fencing that criss-crosses the old Gudgenby Station.
Date: 28-May-2016
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Sunday Day Walk - Black Mountain and the Arboretum
Great views over southern Canberra. Dairy Farmers Hill for lunch.
Date: 29-May-2016
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Sunday Day Walk - Mt McDonald, Uriarra
Views over Cotter Dam and Brindabella Mountains. One steep climb.
Date: 05-Jun-2016
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Ranger Guided Tours program
Tidbinbilla after dark is an ongoing program that offers visitors the chance to witness the sights and sounds of Canberra’s bush at night
[ 10-May-2016 ]
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Kosciuszko National Park Draft Wild Horse Management Plan
Please have your say on the Draft Kosciuszko National Park Wild Horse Management Plan.
[ 07-May-2016 ]
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National Recovery Plan for the Alpine Sphagnum Bogs and Associated Fens
The Commonwealth Minister for the Environment has approved the National Recovery Plan for the Alpine Sphagnum Bogs and Associated Fens Ecological Community
[ 04-Feb-2016 ]
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