Trip to Capertee National Park

Over the last weekend in September, OFF members booked out the
Homestead and Cottage in Capertee National Park in what is becoming an
annual event. Deb Andrew led the group on several walks in the hope of
spotting the elusive regent honeyeater. Sadly, it was not to be

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Waterfall to Heathcote via Uloola Pools, Royal NP, wildflowers

On Saturday 31 August 2019, 11 OFF members enjoyed a spectacular and
scenic wildflower walk from Waterfall to Heathcote along the Uloola track via
Karloo Pools (11 km). Uloola walking track meanders through the picturesque
highlands of Royal National Park.

There

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Yeramba Lagoon

OFF Walk to Yeramba Lagoon This month’s walk saw a change of pace with a fairly relaxed 1.8km walk around Yeramba Lagoon by 13 OFF members. The remediation work on the lagoon seems successful so far as the waters were mostly clear of the choking

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Regent Honeyeater on the Brink

Save Kosci -The Politics of Walking

Linda Groom will give an illustrated talk on the 560 km walk to save the threatened species of Kosciuszko National Park on 25 March 2019 at Oatley RSL

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Royal Botanic Gardens

Points of interest included the oldest bridge in Australia; Grey-headed Flying Fox dilemma being resolved, the Calyx, glasshouse and State Library collection of Myles Dunphy’s papers.

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2019 State Election – Oatley Candidates responses to our questions

A questionnaire was sent by Oatley Flora & Fauna Conservation Society (OFF) to 3 candidates for the seat of Oatley to gain insight into candidates’ position and/or opinion on a variety of environmental issues before the coming election. The questions and candidates’ answers are published below as they become available.

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Clean Up Australia Day 2019 at Poulton Park

A successful clean up Australia day was held at Poulton Park. 25 people, including some young families and local residents, gave up some of their time to walk through the mangrove forest collecting rubbish.

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Myles Dunphy Flying Fox Camp

It appears that the Oatley, Myles Dunphy Bush Reserve Flying-fox camp has become a permanent camp. The numbers of Flying-foxes have ranged from about 4,400-5,500 in

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2019 Annual General Meeting

Our AGM was held on 4th February… A new committee was elected and reports were given by the president and secretary.

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