Working to protect, conserve and enhance the natural environment locally and globally.

Oatley Flora & Fauna Conservation Society

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.

May 2022 Meeting Mangroves, Mud, Midges, Mud Crabs, Money and Mankind

May 2022 Meeting Mangroves, Mud, Midges, Mud Crabs, Money and Mankind

Dr Swapan Paul, Manager Wetlands at Sydney Olympic Park will discuss the importance of mangroves, the threats to them and successful examples of mangrove rehabilitation in Sydney Olympic Park.

OFF Walk Reports

Plants of Oatley Park

Local Walking Tracks

The objectives of the Society are:

  • To stimulate interest in Australian flora and fauna;
  • To act to protect and foster an interest in the natural environment, particularly at the local level;
  • To foster an understanding of the need to conserve the natural environment and resources; and
  • To cooperate with other groups to achieve these objectives at local, state, national and international level.

Become a Society Member and Get Involved!

Members get access to monthly walks and regular evening talks on a range of fascinating topics. Our family memberships cost $25.00.

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GLENLEE UPDATE: πŸŒ³πŸ¦‹ πŸŒΏπŸ¦‰πŸŒ³ Last night Georges River councillors noted "the NSW Government’s continuing support for the acquisition and preservation of Glenlee". πŸ¦”πŸΈπŸ¦‡πŸŸThey also unanimously agreed that Mark Coure MP, Member for Oatley, should:(i) "approach Anthony Roberts MP, Minister for Planning and Minister for Homes, to ascertain what programs are now currently available for the purchase of Glenlee for open space and/or as a community hub", and (ii) "facilitate discussions between Council officers and staff from the Department of Planning, Industry and Environment, for the purpose of acquiring Glenlee by the NSW Government, so that it is incorporated into the Georges River National Park. As a consequence of that, the auspicious National Parks and Wildlife Service will be entrusted with the safe stewardship of this unique property and its environmental, historical and cultural attributes into the future.The latest news from Georges River Council is that the applicant has discontinued the court case! 🐾🐦🌿Save Glenlee Lugarno OASIS Oatley Georges River Council Bushcare Georges Riverkeeper Georges River Trees Georges River Environmental AllianceDavid Coleman – Member for Banks See MoreSee Less

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Over 55 people visited OFF’s inaugural exhibition "Too Precious to Lose" at the Hurstville Museum & Gallery last night.The audience were addressed by our President Kim and was then opened with an inspiring address by Chris Gambian, CEO of the Nature Conservation Council.Visitor’s then viewed the splendid photos of little seen but beautiful examples of our wonderful local flora and fauna.πŸŒΏπŸ¦”πŸŒ³πŸ¦πŸ¦‡πŸΈπŸŒ³πŸ¦‹πŸ¦…πŸͺ±πŸŒ³πŸ¦‰πŸŒΏNature NSW OASIS Oatley Georges Riverkeeper Sutherland Shire Environment Centre Kogarah Bay Progress Association Inc Mark Coure MP Bankstown Bushland Society Botany Bay and Catchment Alliance Inc. Save Glenlee Lugarno David Coleman – Member for Banks Georges River Environmental Alliance H.V Evatt Park Community See MoreSee Less

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OFF members celebrated Biodiversity Day by going off the beaten track to the Morton National Park near Bundanoon. There was much to see and enjoy, including views of the majestic Grand Canyon, various flora and fauna and many bushwalks. πŸ¦†πŸŒΏπŸ‘£πŸŒ³πŸΎπŸŒΏπŸ¦ See MoreSee Less

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πŸŒ³πŸšπŸ¦ πŸ™πŸŒ±πŸͺ±πŸΈπŸͺ°πŸŒ±πŸŸπŸ¦ŸπŸ¦†πŸŒ³ See MoreSee Less

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πŸ¦πŸ¦”NATURE PHOTO EXHIBITIONπŸΈπŸ¦‰ πŸ¦ŽπŸ¦†β€œTOO PRECIOUS TO LOSE!β€œπŸ¦…πŸŸ 🌳🌿🌳🌿🌳🌿🌳🌿🌳🌿🌳🌿🌳The official opening of this exhibition is on Sunday 22 May at 2.30pm and it runs till 19 June, at the Hurstville Museum & Gallery, 14 MacMahon Street, Hurstville.Chris Gambian, CEO of the Nature Conservation Council (NCC) will launch this exciting event. Nature NSW OASIS Oatley Georges Riverkeeper Sutherland Shire Environment Centre Kogarah Bay Progress Association Inc Mark Coure MP Bankstown Bushland Society Botany Bay and Catchment Alliance Inc. Save Glenlee Lugarno David Coleman – Member for Banks Georges River Environmental AllianceH.V Evatt Park Community See MoreSee Less

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Master of camouflage, the tawny frogmouth! πŸŒΏπŸ¦‰πŸŒ³ Lovely photo taken by Robbie Alexander. See MoreSee Less

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