FRONT COVER:
Sydney skyline from Garigal NP 
Photo: Roger Lembit

National Parks Journal

Oct 2000 Vol 44 No 5


FROM THE EXECUTIVE

YOUR NPA 

COVER STORY

ENVIRONMENT NEWS & ACTION 

FEATURES

ACTIVITIES PROGRAM 

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR 

REVIEWS

The National Parks Association of NSW Inc. is a non-profit community organisation which seeks to protect and conserve the complete range and diversity of natural habitats, features and species as well as significant cultural items and landscapes within New South Wales.
National Parks Association Executive:
Roger Lembit, President; Stephen Lord, Senior Vice-President; Anne Reeves, Junior Vice-President; Brian Everingham, Secretary; Kathy McCourt, Treasurer; Beth Michie, Mike Thompson, Pip Walsh, Vivien Clayphan-Dunne, Tom Fink.

Why don't YOU join NPA and get your friends to join as well?

You can join NPA now from our website if you wish.


Pittwater from
Barrenjoey


Pittwater from
Barrenjoey


Pittwater from
Barrenjoey


Pittwater from
Barrenjoey


Pittwater from
Barrenjoey


Pittwater from
Barrenjoey

From the Executive

Sydney's catchment lands Andrew Cox
Commonwealth lands in Sydney for conservation or short term $$? Peter Caldwell

Your NPA

Membership fees change
Staff movements Executive Officer & Woodlands;
NPA & advisory committees
Profile Richard Thompson
Henry Roda

COVER STORY 

Regional parks in NSW Steve Douglas

ENVIRONMENT NEWS & ACTION 

Mining Stockton Bight;
Walk against Woodchips 2000
Save Malabar Headlands
Marine forum
Salinity in western Sydney

FEATURES 

NPA reaches out to bushland Helen Latham
Our future parks Honing the strategies John Macris

Ecologically Sustainable Development:

Ecologically Sustainable Development The last ten years Merrill Findlay
How green are our Games? Bob Symington & Helen Latham
Ecologically Sustainable Development & national parks Peter Hitchcock
Sustainable water use Is it possible? Imogen Schoots

Old Man Melvillei Vegetation survey for Mungo NP Anita Sundstrom

ACTIVITIES PROGRAM 

The information in our activities program is given for the convenience of members and as information for interested bushwalkers. People contacting our volunteer leaders may be asked to quote their membership number or to produce their membership card. The walks program itself is not reproduced on this website.

NPA Membership Benefits
Important Information for Walkers
NPA Branch Meetings
NPA
2001 Seminar Series

ON THE TRACK
      Leader profile - Carole Beales
      Warialda
      Peery National Park
      Issues for management

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR 

REVIEWS 

BACK COVER


NPA walk from Mt Ku-ring-gai to Hornsby
Photo: Judith Bennett

Put your boots on for NPA  Bushwalking Open Day

Sunday 26 November

For the opportunity to participate in a recreational activity that is suitable for young and old alike, join us on our open day bushwalk, Sunday 26 November, in Sydney and across the State. NPA offers the largest bushwalking program in NSW it is a great way to meet people, get some exercise and enjoy the beauty of our national parks. Non-NPA walkers most welcome.

Royal National Park

For more information ring Karen on 02 9299 0000

The National Parks Association of NSW Inc. is a non-profit community organisation which seeks to protect and conserve the complete range and diversity of natural habitats, features and species as well as significant cultural items and landscapes within New South Wales.
National Parks Association Executive:
Roger Lembit, President; Stephen Lord, Senior Vice-President; Anne Reeves, Junior Vice-President; Brian Everingham, Secretary; Kathy McCourt, Treasurer; Beth Michie, Mike Thompson, Pip Walsh, Vivien Clayphan-Dunne, Tom Fink.

The National Parks Journal is published bi-monthly, with news and features on nature conservation and national parks, by NPA Publications Pty Ltd, Level 9, 91 York St, Sydney. Phone: (02) 9299 0000 Fax: (02) 9290 2525 e-mail: npansw@npansw.org.au website: http://NPANSW.cjb.net

Editor:  Glyn Mather

Journal Committee: Roger Lembit (ex officio) Stephen Lord, Vivien Clayphan-Dunne,  Beth Michie 

Proof Reader: Janice Beavan

Activities Program Coordinator: Richard Thompson

Activities Program Typist: Pat Tregenza

Printing:  SOS Printing, 65 Burrows Road, Alexandria. 
                The body of this Journal is printed on 100% recycled paper. 
                The cover is printed on 75% recycled, de-inked post-consumer waste.

Distribution: Salmat, 1-13 Childs Road, Chipping Norton.

Frequency:  Six issues per year - February, April, June, August, October, December. ISSN-0047-9012

Contributions to the National Parks Journal are welcome, but we may not be able to publish everything we receive; contributions may be published on NPA's website. Send articles on IBM format disk plus hard copy, photographs or illustrations to:

The Editor, National Parks Journal,
PO Box A96, Sydney South 1235
or e-mail npansw@npansw.org.au

Opinions expressed by the authors are their own and do not necessarily represent the policies or views of the National Parks Association of NSW.
Recommended Retail Price is $3.00.                                *The Journal is free to NPA members.

Advertising Bookings: (02) 9299 0000 or e-mail: npansw@npansw.org.au

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One-third page $195 Supplied inserts $660
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February deadline: 18.12.00

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