Mission: This organization provides education, fosters professionalism and ethical conduct, gather and disseminates information, and develops standards for all persons interested in the field of nature photography.
Programs: Miscellaneous - general benefits provided and costs incurred to benefit members, newsletter, directory, committee expenses, website costs, etc.
road shows & regional events - same general purpose as the annual meeting except on a smaller scale
nanpa conducts a meeting held every other year that allows amateurs as well as professional photographers to share knowledge and new techniques. Workshops and round table discussions are held to further new skills as well as encourage ethical conduct. The meeting provides opportunities to network with other photographers and be a voice with public, private and government agencies for the benefit of nature photography. The attendance has grown to over 700 members since it's first meeting in february of 1995.