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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Georges River Councillors 2017 -2019

Councillor Kevin Greene was elected Mayor of Georges River Council following Council meeting on 25 September 2017 and will represent Council as the Mayor for the next two years. Mayor Greene will be joined by Councillor Kathryn Landsberry as Deputy Mayor. We have posted successful candidates and their contact details for your

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Thornleigh to Hornsby via the Benowie Track

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This was an excellent walk, a little more strenuous than many OFF walks. We lost count of the wildflowers on the way and spent much time admiring

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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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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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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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