Program listing

Program listing

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24 Sep, Thu 9:20AM Engadine to Heathcote
Grade:3/6 Length 10km  250m Southern Sydney Branch
Esther C.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPhotography | A trip that has a strong focus on encouraging people to capture photographs.Public Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.(NEW!!!) A delightful walk from Engadine to Heathcote via Karloo Pool and Bottle Forest Trail. The best year for wildflowers that many can remember. The best time of the year for wilflowers. Special emphasis is on the Climbing Orchids and Waratahs. Steep and slippery parts.
Map: Heathcote Limit: 10. View

24 Sep, Thu Rushcutters Bay Darling Point
Grade:1/6 Length 5km Sydney Branch
Sandra C.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longEducational | A trip where the leader will focus on teaching or training.Public Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Slow pace | A trip where the leader will set an easy pace.Social | A trip where people will be encouraged to interact and chat with each other.Amble Trumper Park, then the foreshore of Rushcutters Bay and pause at the historic naval site now known as David Martin Reserve. View many historic 19th Century buildings including Bishopscourt 1850 and Swifts 1882. Circular walk some ups and downs. Social distancing. Limit: 10. View

25 Sep, Fri 9:30AM Barden Ridge Walk
Grade:2/6 Length 7km  120m Southern Sydney Branch
5602
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPhotography | A trip that has a strong focus on encouraging people to capture photographs.(NEW!!!) (Nearly fully booked) A walk along the Blue Track Circuit at Barden Ridge to Barden Creek and back. A chance to see and photograph native orchids and other flora. Some rough areas.
Location: Barden Ridge, NSW Limit: 8. View

25 Sep, Fri 9:30AM Parramatta to Shoalhaven Heads: Section 4 Chiswick to Drummoyne
Grade:3/6 Length 13km  150m Southern Sydney Branch
Esther C.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPhotography | A trip that has a strong focus on encouraging people to capture photographs.Public Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.(Nearly fully booked) Essential to RSVP by email. Include your member no, mobile no and emergency contact no. This is a continuation of the series of walks "Crossing the Blue Mountains" and "The Great West Walk". This is video of the GWW walks:GWW 2020. We will walk from Parramatta to Shoalhaven Heads in sections. This week we walk from Chiswick to Drummoyne along the Parramatta River. Attractions: Bill Fisher Reserve, Taplin Park, Brett Park, Nield Park, Leichhardt Park, Callan Park, King George Park, Iron Cove Bridge. We can possibly have morning tea at Birkenhead Shopping Centre and lunch at Callan Park. View Esther's future walks   Observe social distancing. Bring hand sanitizer.
Location: Parramatta River
Map: Parramatta River 91303N Limit: 13. View

26 Sep, Sat From Grand Balcony to Minotaur Lair via The Labyrinth
Grade:6/6 Length 10km Sydney Branch
Yuri B.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPark one car at GR 430 228 on Wolgan Road, then drive to Newnes and park another car at locked gate GR 420 250. Walk up Capertee Creek Valley and climb the Grand Balcony, continue to Eldorado Traverse and Eldorado Slots. Then use the Ariadne Thread to descend into Minotaur Lair for the return to the first car. Scrambling and exposure.
Location: Wollemi NP
Map: Ben Bullen 89314S View

26 Sep, Sat 4:00PM Special event – webinar
Illawarra Branch
Graham B.
Talk | A talk or slide show presentation.(NEW!!!) All NPA members are invited to take part in a Zoom based webinar being hosted by Illawarra branch. Drivers and trends in bushfire risk and how it affects the Illawarra’ being presented by NPA member Dr Owen Price. Owen is the director of the Centre for Environmental Risk Management of Bushfires at the University of Wollongong. He joined the bushfire centre in 2007 after researching wildlife conservation for 15 years. He has pioneered studies to measure the effectiveness of bushfire risk reduction strategies including prescribed burning. Registration is essential, simply email us at illawarra@npansw.org.au and we’ll send you the details to join the webinar. View

26 Sep, Sat 7:30AM Splendour Rock and the Wild Dogs Circuit
Grade:4/6 Length 22km  1,300m Sydney Branch
Mark G.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long60 Best walks | This is one of the NPA's 60 best walks.(Fully Booked - Ask leader about waiting list) This is one of those classic Blue Mountains walks that you really must do to appreciate what this world heritage area has to offer! Splendour Rock offers superlative views and getting there is half the fun! Our route takes us from Green Gully, down Carlons Creek then up Black Horse Ridge, along the Wombat Parade and up and over Mounts Merrimerrigal and Dingo until we reach our goal, Splendour Rock. From here we drop down to the main track to Mobbs Swamp before retracing our steps back down the ridge to breakfast and finally the last section back to the cars. Rock scrambling in a few sections.
Location: Blue Mountains NP
Map: Jenolan 89303N Limit: 15. View

26-27 Sep, Sat (09:00AM)-Sun (15:00PM) Splendour Rock Pack Walk
Grade:3/6 Length 28km  600m Sydney Branch
Richard T.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longTime to reboot with some pack walks.  And where better than a trip to camp at Splendour Rock in the Blue Mountains, this time with a bright but not yet full moon.  A wonderful experience to see the landscape under moonlight, and at sunrise and sunset! This is a lovely trip with an unforgettable view from the campsite.
Location: Blue Mountains National Park Limit: 8. View

26 Sep, Sat 11:00AM What’s Growing on my Bush Block
Branch
General Community Event
Talk | A talk or slide show presentation.(NEW!!!) The Upper Campaspe Landcare Network is proud and excited to bring you - Biodiversity for your Bush Block. Macedon Ranges local, ecologist Bianca Aquilina, talks about ways to enhance and protect the indigenous flora you have on your land and how to encourage more to regenerate through seed setting and plantings. View

27 Sep, Sun 11:00AM Great North Walk Section 8 :Wondabyne to Mooney Mooney
Grade:3/6 Length 10km  325m Southern Sydney Branch
Esther C.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPhotography | A trip that has a strong focus on encouraging people to capture photographs.(Fully Booked - Ask leader about waiting list) Co-leader: Hugh Hodge. Starting with a steep climb from Wondabyne Train station you will explore a series of large rock platforms with wide views over the Brisbane Water National Park and visit Scopas Peak. After Scopas walk you cross a few pleasant rocky gullies before crossing Piles Creek on the Phil Houghton suspension foot bridge. Here the walk heads towards Mooney Mooney Creek before walking up to the Mooney Mooney Creek Trackhead on the Old Pacific Hwy. You'll need to bring a car for car shuffling purposes. Be prepared for 1 hour of car shuffling before start of walk. Video of Martins Lookout to Lost World. Lost World  Tahmoor Gorge: Tahmoor Gorge Mermaid Pools View Esther's future walks  Steep and slippery sections. No-touch sign on. Social distancing will be observed. Please bring hand sanitizer. Consider installing Covifsafe app.
Location: Wondabyne
Map: Brisbane Waters National Park Limit: 15. View

28 Sep, Mon North Wahroonga to North Turramurra via Bobbin Head
Grade:3/6 Length 11km  300m Sydney Branch
John H.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.(NEW!!!) We are walking the pretty Gibberagong Walking Track, following Cockle Creek to Bobbin Head and then taking the fire trail with wildflowers and great views, to North Turramurra. The NPWS burn off in this area has been postponed so we will enjoy the area before that occurs. Creek crossings, steps, rough track surfaces in places with a steep climb up, at first, from Bobbin Head. The fire trail does not have much shade.
Location: Ku-ring-gai Chase NP
Map: Hornsby 91304S Limit: 12. View

28 Sep, Mon 5:00PM Scaling Up Ecosystem Restoration
Branch
General Community Event
Talk | A talk or slide show presentation.(NEW!!!) There has never been a more urgent need to restore damaged ecosystems. Forests, grasslands, heathlands, wetlands, savannahs, and other terrestrial, as well as marine ecosystems are all in dire need of restoration. The United Nations Decade on Ecosystem Restoration unites the world behind a common goal: preventing, halting and reversing the degradation of ecosystems worldwide. This Decade is a catalyst for unifying and practical action around the principle of respect and affection for our unique and precious natural world. Join Christine Milne A.O. Master of Ceremonies with international and Australian speakers to learn about how they are applying the principles of ecosystem restoration and how these bright spots in early leadership can be scaled for global impact. View

28 Sep, Mon 8:42AM Springwood South tracks
Grade:3/6 Length 15km  676m Sydney Branch
(Allan’s Group) Janet R.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.(Fully Booked - Ask leader about waiting list) From Springwood Station walk the top section of Magdala Creek Track, turn off up to Batman Park. Walk to Martins Lookout and down to Perch Ponds. Return up Wiggins Track to Springwood. Email or sms reply with contact details (mobile phone if replying by email), emergency contact and NPA # please. Steps, steep narrow sections, slippery.
Map: Springwood 90304S Limit: 15. View

29 Sep, Tue 11:00AM Flora, Fauna and Fire – Regenerating a scorched landscape
Branch
General Community Event
Talk | A talk or slide show presentation.(NEW!!!) Flora, Fauna and Fire – Regenerating a scorched landscape will look at some of the bushfire recovery efforts following the devastating 2019/20 bushfire season and some of the innovative ideas that have helped. What lies ahead for our iconic species and what is the role of biosecurity? View

29 Sep, Tue Griffiths Walk
Grade:3/6 Length 8km  300m Southern Highlands Branch
2038
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(NEW!!!) (Fully Booked) A circuit walk through varied vegetation including forest and open heathland. A short detour to a lookout gives views along the coast. There are many birds and a lovely lunch spot by the creek. Rough track, slippery rocks and creek crossing.
Location: Barren Grounds NR
Map: Barrallier 8929-3N Limit: 14. View

29 Sep, Tue Joadja North NR
Grade:3/6 Length 8.5km  300m Southern Highlands Branch
Joan L.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(Fully Booked) Joadja Nature reserve was created in 2001. The management trail meanders through Eucalypt forest to a rocky lookout giving views over creeks and farmland. Returning to the Wombeyan Caves Rd we cross and walk a little way to another fire trail and lookout towards Wombeyan Caves. This is a lovely lunch place. Rough fire trail and unfenced cliff edges.
Location: Wombeyan Caves Rd
Map: Barrallier 8929-3N Limit: 14. View

29 Sep, Tue The Boxvale Track
Grade:3/6 Length 11km  350m Southern Highlands Branch
Mike M.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(NEW!!!) (Fully Booked) A circuit walk which includes the old tramway track, tunnel and lookout giving views towards the Blue Mountains. Rough tracks, creek crossings and some steep sections.
Location: Mt Alexander NR
Map: Mittagong 89292S Limit: 14. View

29 Sep, Tue 9:30AM Wildflower walk
Grade:3/6 Length 11km  250m Southern Sydney Branch
Esther C.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPhotography | A trip that has a strong focus on encouraging people to capture photographs.(NEW!!!) I heard that there are 70 waratahs up Terrey Hills way, plus abundant other wildflowers.
Location: Terrey Hills Limit: 10. View

30 Sep, Wed 6:00AM Blackheath Circuit via Centennial Glen and Porters Pass
Grade:3/6 Length 10km  500m Sydney Branch
Bandula G.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.(NEW!!!) (Fully Booked - Ask leader about waiting list) Starting at Blackheath Station, walk to Centennial Glen, Fort Rock, Centennial Pass, Porters Pass back to Blackheath Station. Steep and slippery sections, fallen trees and creek crossings. Limit: 12. View

30 Sep, Wed Engadine to Loftus via Audley
Length 12km Sydney Branch
Hildegard S.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.People can drive to Loftus and park the car there and just pick up the train (1 stop) to Engadine. Medium walk, lots of up and downs. Contact leader for booking.
Location: Royal NP View

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