Namibia Wildlife Resorts - Announcement Notice: Plastic Bag usage within the National Parks Windhoek, 12 June 2018 - Namibia Wildlife Resorts (NWR) would like to inform you that with immediate effect plastic bags are no longer allowed within all Namibian National Parks. Therefore, any plastic bags that may be in your possession will be removed by the Ministry of Environment and Tourism personnel when you enter any of the National Parks. For further information, please refer to Namibian Government Gazette of 13 April 2017. "The Namibian" reported on 18.06.2018, " These regulations are not yet in effect as the ministry is still putting the necessary systems and measures in place before full implementation. The ministry is currently developing modalities for implementing these regulations and will announce these, along with an implementation plan, very soon."