Program

Oatley Flora and Fauna Society have organised  another exciting year of speakers and walks for 2019.  Click here for OFF program 2019

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

PROGRAM 2019

FEBRUARY

25th Monday Meeting – 7.30pm

OEH researcher -Dr David Eldridge: Conservation & management of Australian Drylands.

MARCH

5thTuesday – Field day

Tour of Royal Botanic Gardens – history, wildlife and horticulture. Leader: Amanda Gibson

25th Monday Meeting – 7.30pm

Linda Groom from Save Kosci Inc walks the talk: Protecting fragile ecosystems in Kosciuszko NP.

31stSunday – Field day

Easy walk – McMahons Pt to Milsons Pt, Wendy Whiteley’s garden. Leader: Sue de Beuzeville

APRIL

29th Monday Meeting – 7.30pm

OEH Researcher – Ross Crates – updates us on the fate of the endangered Regent Honeyeater.

MAY

5thSunday – Field day

Hard walk with easier alternative – spectacular Bargo R and Gorge. Leader: Sharyn Cullis

27th Monday Meeting – 7.30pm

Deb Andrew on Wildlife wonders of the Burragorang Valley – hidden refuge near here.

JUNE

2ndSunday – Field day

Medium walk – Red Hand Cave stencils, axe-grinding grooves, Glenbrook. Leader: Matt Allison

24th Monday Meeting – 7.30pm

Anna Moltchanski from GRC-partnered Our Energy Future – Solar energy &reducing bills

30thSunday – Field day

Medium walk (some off-track) – Blue Labyrinth, Mt Whaite nr Wentworth Falls. Leader: Julian Sheen

JULY

22ndMonday Meeting – 7.30pm

Alan Fairley& Kim Wagstaff showcase the natural wonders of Western Australia – flora & landscape.

27thSaturday – Field day

Easy walk – explore Yeramba Lagoon at Picnic Point nr Georges River. Leader: Vicki Bolling

AUGUST

26th Monday Meeting – 7.30pm

Jayden Walsh displays extraordinary knowledge of reptiles and frogs of the Sydney Basin

31stSaturday – Field day

15 km walk –Waterfall to Heathcote via Uloola Pools, Royal NP, wildflowers. Leader: K Wagstaff

SEPTEMBER

23rd Monday Meeting – 7.30pm

President Graham Lalchere goes the extra mile with the history of Myles Dunphy, the man.

27/29thWeekend field trip

Stay in Capertee NP accommodation, explore the valley and enjoy the woodland’s rich fauna. Leader: Deb Andrew

OCTOBER

28th Monday Meeting – 7.30pm

OFF’s research grant recipient- Justin Collette – reveals progress on his seed germination studies

NOVEMBER

3rd Sunday – field trip

Morning cruise – explore Hawkesbury R with commentary by local historian. Leader: G Fry

25th Monday Meeting – 7.30pm

Chris Lloyd takes us off the coast of Wollongong to the 5 Islands where he has been instrumental in the conservation strategies of these important sea bird refuges.

DECEMBER

2nd Monday Christmas Picnic in Oatley Park

PROGRAM 2020

FEBRUARY

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