Oatley West Public School Festival

The society participated in the Oatley West Public School festival on the weekend of 25 & 26 August. Our stall was staffed by OFF Committee

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People Power Cleans Georges River

Volunteers from Oatley Flora and Fauna, Bankstown Bushland Society and Oatley Kayak Crew participated in a clean-up of the beach and surrounds at Beauty Point Reserve, on the Georges River at Padstow

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Community Planting Day at River Road Reserve

Over thirty Oatley Flora and Fauna members, friends and community members gathered on Sunday (5th August) morning at River Road Reserve to extend our successful planting from one year ago near the railway underpass in

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Nattai National Park – Bonnum Pic

18 adventurous OFF members and friends walked the trail to Bonnum Pic on Sunday 29th July. The walk covers some lovely scribbly gum forest and interesting geological formations. Most of the walk was reasonably level with some rock scrambling along the cliff

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The Origin of Species

One of our members came across a good summary of Darwin’s The Origin of Species written for NSW Primary Curriculum of 1952 Natural Science

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Photo Challenge 2019

The photo challenge is finished. Thank You to those who contributed photos. Our 2019 calendar will be on sale at the Oatley Lion’s

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North Head Sanctuary Walk

A dozen OFF members and friends enjoyed a brilliant day out on Sunday 1 July. The walk had something for everyone – spectacular views, flora and fauna, sculptures and

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OFF Rules Amended and 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 were unanimously passed by Special General meeting .

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Elizabeth Farm – Rosehill

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On Sunday 3rd June, eight OFF members took part in Vicki Bolling’s walk around Parramatta which followed on from last year’s successful outing. The primary destination our walk was to visit Elizabeth Farm, the property of John and Elizabeth Macarthur. Their house was built in 1793 and is recognised as the oldest European building in

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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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