Hidden Treasures of Sutherland Shire

Interested in exploring Sutherland Shire? The list of Sutherland Shire’s hidden treasures from Christine Guthrie would be a helpful

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In Appreciation of Parks & Open Space

Inspirational words written by Julian Sheen (1980s in ALP Mag) during his time as Alderman at Hurstville Council can still inspire us to look at our surroundings with fresh eyes. He was Principal of Oatley West School which adjoined Oatley Park and had it’s own

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2014 Annual General Meeting

Bottom version white eye RGB screenOn behalf of  the committee, our secretary Liz Cameron  presented a report outlining the activities of Oatley Flora and Fauna Conservation Society Inc. for 2013. Please read her report to  get a

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Wallaby sightings

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAPhoto of wallaby at bottom of Lloyd st in Oatley Park on 6th Sept 2013.

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Oatley Park Walking Tracks

Oatley Flora and Fauna Society have printed a walking guide to 7 walking Tracks in Oatley Park

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Eel and Smelt on Dairy Creek

The first predator, a Long-finned Eel about 1.2 m long, arrived at the Smelt traffic jam on Thursday and remained there until

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Native Plants of Oatley Park

Oatley Flora and Fauna Society have produced a photographic guide to the native plants of Oatley Park. Over 310 plant species have been recorded in the

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Bill Gamage – the Biggest Estate on Earth

We tend to cherish our natural areas and believe that the more natural they appear the better, yet Bill Gamage’s work leads to a different conclusion on the nature of the Australian landscape. We therefore need to think carefully about the nature of the bushland we are protecting

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Powerful Owls at Sylvan Grove

Powerful owl 116A pair of powerful owls and two fledglings are in Bankstown Council’s Sylvan Grove Native Garden at Picnic Point on the Georges River. This year’s chicks were hatched in the nearby Yeramba Lagoon bushland and

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2013 Streamwatch Results

SamplingStreamwatch is a long running (since 1990) water monitoring program initiated by Sydney Water and the Sydney Catchment Authority (SCA). In 2013 the Australian Museum took over the running of the program supported by Sydney Water.

A group

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