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OFF Talk: From where the Cicada Calls – watch on YouTube

Dr Nathan Emery gave the society an overview of cicadas, and discuss ed what we know and don’t know about our noisy seasonal invertebrates. He will presented results from his citizen science project, “The Great Cicada Blitz” and annual surveys in the Cumberland Plain

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Parliamentary Recognition of OFF Clean up Australia Day 2020

Local Member Mark Coure recognised the Societies Clean up Australia day efforts over the last 30 years in a Parliamentry Community Recognition Statement

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Oatley Bowling Club Remediation works

Plans for the remediation works on the former Oatley Bowling club site will be before the Georges River Council Planning Panel on Thursday 20th August. Oatley Flora and Fauna Society and other community members  have made submission on the development application

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Save our Koalas from Extinction

The plight of koalas throughout NSW is dire. It has been predicted they could be extinct in the wild by 2050. The Report of the NSW Upper House Parliamentary Inquiry brought down on 30 June 2020 should be the basis of urgent government action.

It calls for the NSW Government to “to urgently prioritise the protection of koala habitat and corridors in the planning and implementation stages of urban growth areas” The Report made 42 recommendations for koala protection

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Water for Wildlife Report

A grant from the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) was made to the society, as an incorporated body, on behalf of Peter Ridgeway, to support the costs of his volunteer Water for Wildlife project during the Australian Bushfire and Drought emergency. Peter, who works with Greater Sydney Local Land Services, assisted by many volunteers, including OFF members, and numerous local community groups purchased, installed and monitored water stations for native animals from January to June

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Parliamentary Community Recognition

The Society was recognised for its work  in protecting the environment for future generations on 17 June 2020 by Mark Coure Member for

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Scarborough Ponds Trail Kogarah to Ramsgate

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After the Government eased the restrictions on activities we were able to resume our activities program on 28th June.,The next activity on our program was Graham Fry’s walk exploring the Scarborough Wetlands at

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Moorebank Intermodal – Erik Rakowski

Next OFF speaker on Monday 27 at 7.30 pm will be Erik Rakowski from RAID* Moorebank will tell us about the proposed Moorebank Intermodal. This is a project to develop a huge import-export terminal

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Narrabri Gas Project – OFF submission to the Independent Planning Commission

It’s crunch time for north west NSW as the final decision is made on the Narrabri coal seam gas project. Help keep north west NSW gasfield free by making a submission to express your opposition to this destructive project. Submissions to the Independent Planning Commission are due by the 31st

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