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NPA ACT logo - celebrating 60 yearsWelcome

The National Parks Association of the ACT started in 1960 with the prime objective of establishing a National Park for the National Capital.  Twenty four years later, in 1984, this goal was achieved when Namadgi National Park was proclaimed.  Today, the Association works to promote national parks, their good management, 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 "Burning Issues"
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NPA ACT 60th Anniversary

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NPA ACT will host a special evening for members and invited guests to celebrate our 60th anniversary in 2020.  Please join us on Monday, 2 March from 5.30 – 7.30 pm at the Wesley Uniting Church complex in Forrest to share drinks, canapes and conversation with friends.  Entrance will be free. 
The keynote speaker will be Prof. David Lindenmayer BSc, DipEd, PhD, DSc, FAA, AO.
Watch this space for further details in the coming months.