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
Read more>> In Appreciation of Parks & Open Space
On 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
Read more>> 2014 Annual General Meeting
Photo of wallaby at bottom of Lloyd st in Oatley Park on 6th Sept 2013.
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Oatley Flora and Fauna Society have printed a walking guide to 7 walking Tracks in Oatley Park
Read more>> Oatley Park Walking Tracks
The first predator, a Long-finned Eel about 1.2 m long, arrived at the Smelt traffic jam on Thursday and remained there until
Read more>> Eel and Smelt on Dairy Creek
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
Read more>> Native Plants of Oatley Park
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
Read more>> Bill Gamage – the Biggest Estate on Earth
A 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
Read more>> Powerful Owls at Sylvan Grove
Streamwatch 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.
Read more>> 2013 Streamwatch Results
Last week there were lots of large wading birds in the Wetland, with up to 8 Royal Spoonbills and 12 Australian White Ibis (photo left). The very low water level in the Constructed Wetland obviously exposed food
Read more>> Lime Kiln Bay Turtle and Bird Sightings