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OFF goes bush

Following Vince Heffernan’s lively presentation to OFF in February 2020 on regenerative agriculture, protection of endangered species and returning the landscape to open woodlands an enthusiastic group of OFF members and friends signed up to a ‘re-greening’ trip to Moorlands 18-19-20 th September,

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Bundeena to Marley

Spring had sprung and an amiable bunch of OFF members and guests sprang down tthe cliff track from Bundeena to Marley Beach

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From where the Cicada Calls

“The Great Cicada Blitz” and annual surveys in the Cumberland Plain Woodland.

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2021 Calendar

With the theme of Gem of the Georges River, there are many beautiful pictures of our wonderful natural area.

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2021 Calendar Photo Competition

Oatley – Gem of the Georges River Oatley Flora and Fauna 2021 Calendar Photo Competition is on again. Time to get out in the great outdoors and capture some captivating flora, fauna and fabulous scenic photos. Please read the guidelines below for more details. Send those entries to OFF2021calendar@outlook.com or OFF Facebook page

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Anger at Proposed Changes to Foreshore Controls

St George and Sutherland Leader (29 May 2020) published concerns of community groups concerns about proposed changes to foreshore controls contained in Georges River Council’s draft Local Environmental Plan. There are fears the proposed removal of more than 2300 properties from foreshore protection in the former Hurstville local government area will lead to increased density, […]

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Harry Burkitt – Give a Dam

Harry Burkitt, from community group ‘Give a Dam’ discussed the NSW Government’s controversial plan to raise the height of the Warragamba dam. This is likely to have a significant impacts on threatened species in the Blue Mountains as well as potentially put the Blue Mountains in danger of losing its UNESCO status.