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National Parks Journal

Aug 2001 Vol 45 No 4

FROM THE EXECUTIVE

YOUR NPA 

COVER STORY

ENVIRONMENT NEWS & ACTION

FEATURES

ACTIVITIES PROGRAM
 
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

BACK COVER

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, Tom Fink, Peter Caldwell, Tim Holden.

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Focal Point

Land clearing in NSW – is it still an issue? Anita Sundstrom

From the Executive

State Council’s Strategic Plan Roger Lembit

Your NPA

Firewood – a burning issue
Bushwalking Open Day
Biodiversity Survey Manual
News from Three Valleys Branch
Profile – Beth & John Williams

COVER STORY 

     Lord Howe Island – Pacific paradise on the brink John Sinclair

ENVIRONMENT NEWS & ACTION 

Wilderness win
Earth Alive
NSW coastal package
Alex Colley wins award
Yurangalo VCA
Hawkesbury Nepean

ON THE TRACK

Beginner's overnight pack walk
Order of Australia medals

FEATURES 

Blue Mountains – Is the battle won?Andrew Cox
Promises to expand reserve system for the west David Paull
Horses for courses Anne Reeves & Lynne Hosking

Mining:

Mining evades environmental regulation Anne Harrison
Undermining the Georges Beth Michie
Clay mining O'Hare's Creek - Tim Carroll
Western sands – Better left in the ground? Anita Sundstrom
Mining muddies water Keith Muir
Conservation reserves and mineral reserves John Macris

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.

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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR 

REVIEWS

BACK COVER

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), Andrew Cox,  Stephen Lord,  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

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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.
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October deadline: 20.08.01

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