Tree Nominations – Community Input Needed

A Significant Tree Register is being established by OFF to protect trees on public land. Unlike many Councils in Sydney, Georges River Council does not have a Significant Tree register for all valuable trees, it only has ones of heritage

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Flying Fox Count at Myles Dunphy Reserve

The Grey headed Flying Foxes departed the Myles Dunphy camp between 8.05 and about 8.40 today. Several of us were treated to a spectacular display of about 3400 flying foxes making an exit

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Annual Visit to Kosciuszko National Park

Nineteen OFF members and friends stayed at Charlotte Pass for 3 – 7 days in January 2018. It was our third year in Pygmy Possum Lodge, which has stunning views and is convenient for walks on the

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Rivercat to Parramatta

Sunday 26th November OFF members took the train to Circular Quay for a beautiful, relaxing morning ferry trip to Parramatta. You certainly see a different side of Sydney from the

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Gungah Bay Road Tree Removal

Oatley Flora and Fauna Conservation Society received a copy of the letter sent to the residents of Gungah Bay Road advising them of the removal of Eucalyptus microcorys (Tallowood) under power lines on Gungah Bay Road between Roberts Avenue and Acacia

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Appeal to New Councillors to Save Bowling Club Site

The society has written to the new Georges River Councillors informing them of the history of the acquisition and issues important to the community in retaining the site for recreational community

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Georges River Councillors 2017 -2019

Councillor Kevin Greene was elected Mayor of Georges River Council following Council meeting on 25 September 2017 and will represent Council as the Mayor for the next two years. Mayor Greene will be joined by Councillor Kathryn Landsberry as Deputy Mayor. We have posted successful candidates and their contact details for your

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Thornleigh to Hornsby via the Benowie Track

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This was an excellent walk, a little more strenuous than many OFF walks. We lost count of the wildflowers on the way and spent much time admiring

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Suspicious Demise of Palm at 2 Baker Street

2 Baker Street has possibly been poisoned. A request has been made to council to inspect the site and test for possible poisoning.

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23 Bay Road Development – Massive Tree Removal

A development proposal has come to our attention that will mean the removal of at least 30 trees, mainly very large significant Blackbutts. We urge you to make an online submission to council, against this development. Date has been extended to 20 Sept

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