2017 AGM – Long Term Members Recognised

2M4A2731OFF 62nd AGM was on Monday 6th February 2017, held in Oatley RSL and Community Club from 7.30.The meeting was well attended with 38 present; apologies were received from a further nine members.

Secretary Liz Cameron presented her

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Oatley Streams Litter Audit -Two & Half Year Report

The results are in from a litter audit of several urban streams in Oatley conducted by the Oatley Streamwatch Team over the period April 2014 to September

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Georges River Council Australia Day Volunteer Award 2017

Congratulations to Robin Dickson on her Georges River Council Australia Day Volunteer Award

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Flying Foxes at Myles Dunphy

Our resident Flying Fox watcher Geoff Francis reports that the Flying foxes have returned to Myles Dunphy Bush Reserve this summer.

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Kosciuszko National Park January 2017

2017 Snowy Porritt(272)This is the second year we have stayed in Pygmy Possum Lodge at Charlotte Pass and again it was very satisfactory; fourteen OFF members spent three to seven days there during the week of 8-15th

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Penshurst Public School Project

Oatley Flora and Fauna Society was contacted in mid 2016 to help years 3 & 4 at Penshurst Public School, with a unit on Sustainability in Term 3.

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Cruising the Scenic Port Hacking River

The last OFF outing for the year was a three-hour return cruise on Wednesday 30 November from Gunnamatta Bay at Cronulla, along the Hacking River to Royal National

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An Expedition to Spitzbergen in the Arctic

Gary Schoer retured to OFF with pictures from another Polar expedition…this time to 81 degrees North in the Spitzbergen Arctic only 1000 km from the North Pole. Thrilling Polar Bear, Walrus and Puffin encounters provided many opportunities for some great picture making. This is an area clearly showing signs of climate change with consequences for this great wilderness

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Minnamurra Rainforest Walk

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A simply beautiful day was spent in the calm ambience of the Minnamurra Rainforest on Sunday 30th

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St George Community Award to Chris Lloyd

Chis Lloyd was presented with the Environment Achievement Award. The Oatley Flora and Fauna Society recommended Chis Lloyd for his study into the Powerful Owls of the St George region.

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