Oatley Flora & Fauna Conservation Society would like to acknowledge the Bidjigal people of the Eora nation, the Traditional Custodians of the Land and pay respects to Elders past, present and emerging.
🌿🐦🌳🚶♂️🌿🚶♀️🌳🚶🌿🚶♂️🌳🐦🌿OFF members had a lovely walk along the Ridge Track in the Georges River National Park, stopping along the way on rocky outcrops with great views down the Georges River and Mill Creek. Then we headed across Henry Lawson Drive for the Yeramba Lagoon Loop Track. The lagoon is now open to the river, which is tidal at this point. It was almost low tide, exposing built up silt but there was very little weed. We still saw many types of ducks and cormorants. It was a warm day so we were grateful for the large Eucalypt and Angophora trees and bushes for shade. We saw many Red Devils (Lamertia formosa) flowering, flannel flowers still in bloom, and pink spider flower Grevilleas (Grevillia sericea). We are fortunate to have this amazing bushland only 15 minutes from Oatley! … See MoreSee Less
🦘🐾🦘FANTASTIC NEWS!🦘🐾🦘🐾🦘🐾🦘🐾🦘🐾🦘🐾🦘🐾🦘🐾Nike has promised that this year they will cease using kangaroo skins for its soccer cleats. Rather than using K-Leather, the company will use "K-Better" and skip animal use altogether. Puma has also made the same announcement.We are now waiting for Adidas to follow!Both companies maintain that the synthetic material has superior performance to kangaroo skin.Animal lovers, who have pushed tirelessly for an end to the use of native animal skin, will welcome this news.Ending this exploitative practice is another win for people power! … See MoreSee Less