Program

Oatley Flora and Fauna Society have organised  another exciting year of speakers and walks for 2018. CLICK HERE FOR pdf of 2018 PROGRAM 

MEETINGS: Held 4th Monday of the month, 7.30 pm in Oatley RSL & Community Club, 23 Letitia Street, Oatley

PROGRAM 2018

FEBRUARY
26 th Monday Meeting – 7.30pm
James Baxter-Gilbert examining eastern water dragons and their adaptability to urban habitat.
 
MARCH
1 st Thursday – Field day Victoria Barracks – tour of precinct with its early colonial architecture. Leader: Julian Sheen
 
21 st Wednesday – Field day
Walk from Edgecliff to Circular Quay via Royal Botanic Garden. Leader: Keith McRorie
 
26 th Monday Meeting – 7.30pm
Em Prof of Anthropology, Richard Wright OAM examines the Australian climate & environment of 10,000 years ago.
 
APRIL
23 rd Monday Meeting – 7.30pm
Julian Sheen on The Old Burma Road to Shangrila: travelling beyond expectations in Myanmar and China.
 
27/29th Weekend field trip
Stay in Capertee NP homestead surrounded by wildlife; explore the valley. Leader: Deb Andrew
 
MAY
28 th Monday Meeting – 7.30pm
Ecologist Dr Rod Armistead from Eco Logical explains the Phytophthora Dieback in Myles D R.
 
JUNE
3 rd Sunday – Field day
Parramatta – further exploration of its heritage sites and parks. Leader: Vicki Bolling
 
25 th Monday Meeting – 7.30pm
Author Paul Irish revealing his recent book “Hidden in Plain View” exploring Aboriginal lives post 1788.
 
JULY
1 st Sunday – Field Day
North Head – medium walk through rare heathland and wildflowers. Leader: Melina Amerasinghe
 
23 rd Monday Meeting – 7.30pm
Bev Debrincat shows how easy it is to establish small bird habitat corridors in our own yards.
 
29 th Sunday – Field Day
Nattai NP – medium to hard walk to Bonnum Pic, spectacular views. Leader Adrian Buzo
 
AUGUST
27 th
Monday Meeting – 7.30pm Movie screening of “Secrets at Sunrise”: Western
Australia’s rarest bird: the western ground parrot.
 
SEPTEMBER
2 nd Sunday – Field Day
Sydney Olympic Park – Heritage Railway tour, birds, wetlands. Leader: Liz Cameron
 
23 rd Sunday – Field Day
Quarantine Station North Head – tour of heritage buildings, colonial history. Leader: Yvonne Penn
 
24 th Monday Meeting – 7.30pm
Cliff Crane (The Banjo) reminisces on famous and little known Oatley Bushwalkers of Yesteryear.
 
OCTOBER
22 nd Monday Meeting – 7.30pm
Prof Ross Jeffree shows it is possible with the “Conservation success stories of Bhutan”.
 
27 th Saturday – Field day
Blue Mountains Botanic Garden – cool climate Spring flowers. Leader: Graham Fry
 
NOVEMBER
18 th Sunday – Field Day
Stony Range Botanical Garden, an oasis of native plants in Dee Why. Leader: Graham Lalchere
 
26 th Monday Meeting & Social Supper – 7.30pm
PhD candidate, Reannan Honey brings us up to speed on the results of her “Homes in Hollows” study which OFF is helping to finance.
 
DECEMBER
3rd Christmas Picnic in Oatley Park
 
PROGRAM 2019
FEBRUARY
4 th AGM – 7.30pm
Followed by members’ photos & supper
 
 
 
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Sue Howard
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