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Lime Kiln Bay... feature pages
Alan Fairley's description with photos of a 40 minute circuit walk through the Lime Kiln Bay wetlands.
>> Take the walk
When the weeds were cleared from upper Lime Kiln Bay a few years ago and a new wetland created by Hurstville City Council in an attempt to improve the quality of water flowing into Georges River, it was interesting to observe if the new habitat would attract aquatic fauna.
What would visit the area first? Would any water birds or other noticeable fauna become permanent residents? Would any unusual species unrecorded in the Oatley/Mortdale district appear or perhaps re-establish themselves after decades of absence?
All these were intriguing questions to the interested local naturalist...
>> David Waterhouse's story