Program

Oatley Flora and Fauna Society have organised  another exciting year of speakers and walks for 2020.  Click here for OFF Program 2020

MEETINGS: Held 4th Monday of the month, 7.30 pm in Oatley RSL Sub-Branch Hall, building left of 23 Letitia Street, Oatley

PROGRAM 2020

FEBRUARY

24th Monday Meeting – 7.30pm

Regenerative farmer – Vince Heffernan raises livestock using biodynamic principles.

MARCH

15th Sunday – Field day

Heathcote NP – medium walk to Heathcote Creek and Tarmaroo Ridge. Leader: Ian Pitt

23rd Monday Meeting – 7.30pm

Rhonda Daniels – Sir Joseph Banks – his life & legacy (250 years post Cook’s voyage).

28th Saturday – Field day

Dharawal NP – search for koalas, explore O’Hare’s Creek. Leader: Sharyn Cullis

APRIL

27th Monday Meeting – 7.30pm

Erik Rakowski from RAID Moorebank- a Community Action Group fighting Intermodal.

MAY

3rd Sunday – Field day

Royal NP – hard walk from Bundeena to Marley Beach, then on to Loftus. Leader: Adrian Buzo

25th Monday Meeting – 7.30pm

Harry Burkitt – Give a Dam – on the proposed Warragamaba Dam wall height increase.

31st Sunday – Field day

Lime Kiln Bay – cryptogam field trip and workshop (limit 15). Leaders: David Eldridge, Heather Stolle

JUNE

22nd Monday Meeting – 7.30pm

Peter Ridgeway – Conservation ecologist specialising in Cumberland Plain vegetation

28th Sunday – Field day

Sans Souci to Kogarah, easy walk following the wetlands and parks. Leader: Graham Fry

JULY

27th Monday Meeting – 7.30pm

David Waterhouse – lifts the veil on the unique Wildlife of Northwest India.

AUGUST

2nd Sunday – Field day

Georges River NP – exploring, and appreciating the wildflowers. Leader: Karlo Taliana

24th Monday Meeting – 7.30pm

Dr Nathan Emery , Mt Annan Botanic Gardens – from where the cicada calls.

29th Saturday – Field day

Muogamarra Nature Reserve – open day for wildflowers. Leader: Liz Cameron

SEPTEMBER

28th Monday Meeting – 7.30pm

Geoff Innes dazzles us with the beauty and diversity of Svalbard and surrounds

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OCTOBER

4th Sunday – Field day

Georges River National Park – Alfords Point to

Mill Creek. Leader: Julian Sheen

26th Monday Meeting – 7.30pm

Kane Durrant – from Turtle Rescue outlining his crucial work in saving animals from urbanization.

NOVEMBER

1st-3rd Sunday-Tuesday – Field days

Patonga to Pearl Beach, overnight at Patonga; also walk in Bouddi NP. Leader: Adrian Polhill

23rd Monday Meeting – 7.30pm

Dr Ian Wright returns – an advocate for keeping mining out of water catchments

DECEMBER

7th Monday – Christmas Picnic in Oatley Park

 

FEBRUARY

3rdAGM – 7.30pm  Followed by members’ photos & supper