2016 Annual General Meeting

Our AGM was held at the RSL Oatley on February 2016. Secretary Liz Cameron presented the minutes and report for 2015. President Graham Lalchere’s speech reflected on OFF activities through a lense of “Thinking Globally, Acting

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2016 February Events

The society is organising a number of exciting talks and walk for the year. February events are

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Wetlands Day 2 February

World Wetland Day marks the date of the signing of the Convention on Wetlands, called the Ramsar Convention, on 2 February

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Drains are for Rain

Oatley Flora and Fauna Conservation Society is painting messages on drains in the Penshurst, Mortdale and Oatley area to remind people of what drains are

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Lime Kiln Bay Guided Walks

OFF conducted free guided walks on 8 and 12 December around Lime Kiln Bay Wetland to show interested people how the wetlands improve the quality of storm water runoff and the abundant native plants and wildlife that the wetland

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Being Green 2006 – 2015

Magpie with green circle backgroundIn celebration  of OFFs 60th anniversary, Alan Fairley (OFF Vice President) has updated Being Green – The History of Oatley Flora and Fauna Conservation Society.  The latest chapter covers successes and challenges experienced

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River Postman Outing

A very pleasant 3 hour cruise on the Hawkesbury River. A good commentary and chance view the small settlements that are along the

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Perils of Plastic- Prof Banati visits Myles Dunphy Reserve

Professor Banati said the team’s observations were changing perceptions about how the increased degradability of a material, such as plastic, may help to reduce the litter problem but, if not properly managed, might cause a contamination problem in the future.

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Mark Coure MP launches “Drains are Just for Rain”

On 25 November, Mark Coure MP launched OFF storm water drain stencil project. The society plans to stencil 120 signs to raise awareness in the local

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Lime Kiln Bay Wetland Guided Walks

OFF is conducting free guided walks around the Wetland to show interested people how the wetlands improve the quality of storm water runoff and the abundant native plants and wildlife that the wetland

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