Publications from NPA

Available from the National Parks Association of NSW

State Council Office, PO Box A96, Sydney South, 2000
phone: (02) 9299 0000. fax: (02) 9290 2525

Book Title

Author

Published

Description

RRP Price

(incl GST)

Community Biodiversity Survey Manual +CD

NPA & NPWS, Editor: Claire Carlton

2001

A user friendly guide to planning and implementing a biodiversity survey with community members. Whether it’s a baseline or comprehensive survey you are after, this manual is indispensable.

Designed to ensure that data collected by community groups is suitable for integration into environmental decision making processes at a range of levels.

$104.50

plus $7.00 postage & handling

Burnum Burnum’s WILDthings

Sainty, Hosking et al

2000

Completely revised edition - this guide contains over 1,100 photographs of WILDthings. A genuine pocket-sized field guide. Contains a wide range of plants and animals PLUS Aboriginal Legends. A must for visitors or locals who want a quick reference to a wide range of the common, and occasionally rare, plants and animals.

$23.95

Take a Walk in Blue Mountains National Park

Daly, John & Lyn

2000

Take this comprehensive book and explore the Blue Mountains on foot. Whatever you prefer, there’s something in this book for you. Walk descriptions, along with detailed notes on history, features, access and facilities are included.

$16.95

Take a Walk in a National Park Port Macquarie to Brisbane

Daly, John & Lyn

2000

Take this thoroughly researched book and embark on a journey of discovery, through 29 national parks between Port Macquarie and Brisbane. Complete with notes on history, features, access and facilities this book describes more than 1000kms of walking tracks and trails for all fitness levels to enjoy.

$21.95

Take a Walk in a National Park Sydney to Port Macquarie

Daly, John & Lyn

2000

Walks from easy strolls beside Sydney’s spectacular harbour to moderate walks along rugged coastal headlands, tough hikes through Hawkesbury sandstone country and great overnight walks through ancient Antarctic beech forests of Barrington Tops.

$21.95

Take a Walk in Queenslands National Parks, Southern Zone

Daly, John & Lyn

1998

More than 1000kms of walk descriptions in national parks below the 26th parallel: from Gympie, due west to the SA border, and south to the NSW border.

$21.95

The Hume & Hovell Walking Track Guidebook

Hill, Harry

1993

Hume and Hovell made the first overland journey from Sydney to Port Phillip, on foot, covering 1900kms. The track and the historic exploration which gave it its name are described in this guidebook. The first part provides an historical account of the explorers’ incredible journey, and the second part is a comprehensive description of the walk.

$22.00

NPA Guide to National Parks of Northern NSW

Wright, Peter & NPA members

1991

The definitive guide to all National Parks and State Recreation Areas in the northern half of the state. As well as outlining the parks’ walking tracks, the Guide comprehensively describes landform, history, vegetation, wildlife, visitor facilities and other recreational possibilities in the areas.

$34.95

NPA Guide to National Parks of Southern NSW

Wright, Peter & NPA members

1996

From the peaks of the Snowy Mountains to Kinchega on the Darling, from Sydney’s Blue Mountains to the South East Forests - every National Park and State Recreation area in the southern half of the State and the ACT, as well as a few Nature Reserves, is described. This is the companion guide to The NPA Guide to National Parks of Northern NSW.

$34.95

Members Special!!

$55

for both

NPA Guides

Hawkesbury to Hunter Coastal Walking

Blomfield, Jeanette & Martyn, John

2000

Comprehensive guide covering 7 national parks, 50 Pacific Ocean beaches, full colour walk maps, day, weekend & weeklong walks, car exploration, short walks, how to get there, where to stay, winter walking, spring wildflowers, summer surfing and autumn car touring.

$19.80

Bushwalks in the Sydney Region

Volume 1

Lord, S. & Daniel, G.

(NPA members)

new edition being published soon!

A collaborative work with many NPA members contributing walk suggestions. All contributors did so on a voluntary basis so that the proceeds of this book can support NPA conservation projects & activities.

Eighty six walks are described, which include newly marked and constructed tracks, little known routes and some of the classic walks in the region.

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Bushwalks in the Sydney Region

Volume 2

Lord, S. & Daniel, G.

(NPA members)

1998

The companion edition to Bushwalks in the Sydney Region Volume 1. A further 80 walks are described, including 62 one-day walks, 14 two-day walks, 3 three-day walks and 1 six-day walk.

$20.85

NPA members

$18.70

Alpine Walking Track - Walhalla to Canberra

Siseman, John

1988

Fully re-walked and revised edition of this popular guide describes the entire route starting from the old Gippsland gold mining town of Walhalla and finishing on the outskirts of Canberra. Illustrated with maps and photographs, comprehensive details of access, distance and facilities are included.

$12.00

Flinders Island and Eastern Bass Strait

Edgecombe, Jean

1986

Today Flinders has some 1000 inhabitants, mostly farmers and fishermen, one of the busiest airports in Tasmania, and the magnificent Strzelecki National Park.

$10.00

Discovering King Island Western Bass Strait

Edgecombe, Jean

1993

King Island lies on the western border of Bass Strait only 200km and an hour’s flight from Melbourne, yet a world apart. Comprehensive guide with walk descriptions, maps and historical information.

$10.00

Phillip Island and Western Port

Edgecombe, Jean

1989

A compact guide to the history, natural history, people and places of Phillip Island, which will help you in understanding and more fully appreciating this beautiful and interesting area.

$10.00

Sydney’s Bushland

More than meets the eye

Howell, Jocelyn

& Benson, Doug

2000

Take a journey back before the age of dinosaurs to see what forces shaped the bushland of Sydney. This book gives the reader an understanding of bushland ecology, and takes you to places where bushland and its diversity can be experienced.

$27.95

NPA members

$25.20

National Parks Journal (free to members, six times a year) - single issue 3.00 0.90

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