23 Bay Road Development – Massive Tree Removal

A development proposal has come to our attention that will mean the removal of at least 30 trees, mainly very large significant Blackbutts. We urge you to make an online submission to council, against this development. Date has been extended to 20 Sept

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Suspicious Demise of Palm at 2 Baker Street

2 Baker Street has possibly been poisoned. A request has been made to council to inspect the site and test for possible poisoning.

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Plans of Management for Royal, Heathcote NPs & Garawarra SCA

Oatley Flora and Fauna Society submitted a discussion paper on the Plans of Management for Royal, Heathcote National Parks and the Garawarra State

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Berowa Valley -Thornleigh to Hornsby 10 Sept

The Thornleigh to Hornsby section of the Great North Walk goes through a number of different bushland types, from heavy creek bush to elevated, open grassland as it meanders through the Berowra

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Georges River Council Elections

OFF survey results of candidates have been published to help make your decision on your vote. Please read individual responses we have received from candidates to make your vote

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Sheldon Forest Walk – Turramurra

On the upper North Shore deep shale soils support abundant plant growth and we passed tall blue gums and blackbutts growing in gardens and on the nature strip, demonstrating that shady native trees are valued in this part of Sydney. Sheldon Forest contains one of the last remnants of Blue Gum High Forest community.

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Coogee to Bondi Walk

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Eight OFF members set out for a walk along the Coogee to Bondi cliff path. After a little over an hour’s walk we arrived at the historic Waverley Cemetery. After a short lunch at Bronte beach we continued onto

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Oatley Bay Tree Massacre

A tree massacre has been bought to our attention at the Oatley Bay Memorial Boardwalk. A nearby resident was seen removing gum trees, mangrove trees casuarinas and others on the 13th of July.

Council were notified and  on

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90 Gungah Bay Road Application for Street Tree Removal

UPDATE – 02/08/17 – Following advice from council Tree Management Officer the applicant has revised the application and drawings in support of the street tree retention and protection of the Melaleuca quinquenervia, (Broad leaf Paperbark) located on

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Sydney Tree Canopy Study

Preliminary research data from 202020 Vision made in a submission to Greater Sydney Commission shows changes in tree canopy and hard surfaces from 2009 -2016 in local government areas in Sydney.

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