Tree Nominations – Community Input Needed

A Significant Tree Register is being established by OFF to protect trees on public land. Unlike many Councils in Sydney, Georges River Council does not have a Significant Tree register for all valuable trees, it only has ones of heritage

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OFF Rules Amended to be Approved at Special General Meeting 25.06.18

At the committee meeting on 09 March 2018 amended rules of the society were accepted for approval by the membership on 25 June 2018. These rules will henceforth to be known as the Constitution.

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Australian climate and environment 10,000 years ago

Our March Meeting 2018 was well attended with 54 members & visitors. Our speaker this month was Richard Wright AM, Emeritus Professor of Anthropology, University of Sydney with the title of his talk being: “What was happening with the Australian climate and environment 10,000 years

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Victoria Barracks

In all, thirteen of us plus some extras entered the Barracks via the security check-point on Moore Park Road. It was largely a painless experience passing through the various barriers although several AFP officers were standing

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104 Gungah Bay and Wonoona Parade

In early February 2018 residents noticed that the tree on the corner of  104 Gungah Bay Road and Woronora parade appeared to be dying. I seems likely that work carried out in Nov/December 2017 under the road

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Clean up Australia Day 2018

Another successful clean up Australia day was held on Sunday 4th March along the shores of Lime Kiln Bay. 27 people, including 6 Guides and their leaders, gave up some of their time to scour the mangrove edges for rubbish.

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Eastern Water Dragon and their adaptability

Our first general meeting which featured speaker James Baxter -Gilbert. His enthusiastic talk on the Eastern Water Dragon and their adaptability to a changing urban environment was

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New Program for 2018

OFF Field Officer, Graham Fry and Program Officer Matt Allison have put together the program of activities for 2018. There is a mixture of easy excursions and some more demanding walks. Our monthly Monday meetings will feature

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Annual General Meeting & 2018 Program

At our AGM our President Graham Lalchere, provided some inspirational words. Our Secretary Liz Cameron gave a good synopsis of the year’s

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Dying tree at 36 Myall Street

On 12 February resident posted on Georges River facebook site that a large Eucalypt in front on 36 Myall Street was dying. A photo taken when the property was sold in August 2017 shows the tree in

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Flying Fox Count at Myles Dunphy Reserve

The Grey headed Flying Foxes departed the Myles Dunphy camp between 8.05 and about 8.40 today. Several of us were treated to a spectacular display of about 3400 flying foxes making an exit

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