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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New Program for 2019

OFF Field Officer, Graham Fry and Program Officer Matt Allison have put together the program of activities for 2019. There is a mixture of easy excursions and some more demanding walks. Our monthly Monday meetings will feature environmental research, travel and tips on living sustainably. 

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Public Land Remains in Public Hands

Georges River Council on Monday 17th December 2018 unanimously approved a mayoral minute to not proceed with the Planning Proposal to rezone and reclassify the former Oatley Bowling Club site for seniors

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