Oatley Flora and Fauna Society have organised  another exciting year of speakers and walks for 2023.  Click here for OFF program 2023



20th Monday Meeting – 7.30pm

Susan Rhind (wildlife biologist) – Nest box design.

26th Sunday – Field day

Forest Path, Royal NP (easy shaded walk).  Leader: Vicki Bolling


18th Saturday – Field day

Ridge Track, Georges River NP (medium walk).  Leader: Lesley Wylie

20th Monday Meeting – 7.30pm

Ian Coleman, Curator Olive Pink Botanic Garden, Alice Springs – Central Australian flora and Landcare


17th Monday Meeting – 7.30pm

Matt Mo and Libby Timmiss (DPE) – Flying fox conservation and management

26th §Wednesday – Field day

Inspection of Lucas Heights power station and Menai onsite nursery (limit of 15).  Leader: Adrian Polhill


15th Monday Meeting – 7.30 pm

Damon Oliver (DPE) – Saving Our Species projects in south-eastern NSW

28th Sunday – Field day

Jingga Track, Dharawal NP – walk in memory of Sharyn Cullis.  Leader: Lesley Wylie


19th Sunday Meeting – 7.30 pm

Dr Michelle Ryan (W Sydney University) – Platypus studies at Mulgoa Creek.

25th Sunday – Field day

Poulton Park and Moore Reserve (medium walk).  Leaders: Graham Fry and Liz Cameron


17th Monday Meeting – 7.30pm

Brendan Alting (UNSW postgraduate & OFF grant recipient) – Interactions of mammal and reptile predators in a mixed-use coastal ecosystem.

21rd Sunday – Field day

Wildflowers in Royal NP.  Leader:  Matt Allison


21st Monday Meeting – 7.30pm

Aaron Eger(UNSW postgraduate & OFF grant recipient) – Kelp forests.

27th Sunday – Field day

Blue Gum Swamp Track, Winmalee (medium walk).  Leader:  Lesley Wylie


18th Sunday Meeting – 7.30 pm

Sonia Graham (weed specialist) – Social science research into weed management.

24th Monday – Field day

Mount Keira Ring Track and Wollongong Botanic Gardens (medium walk).  Leader:  Kim Wagstaff


16th Monday Meeting – 7.30pm

Jessica Tin-Ying Tam (UNSW postgraduate & OFF grant recipient) – Applying AI to camera imagery to improve wildlife conservation and management.


4th §Sunday – Field day

Bradley’s Head (Taronga Zoo) to Chowder Bay and return.  Leader:  Lesley Wylie

20th Monday Meeting – 7.30pm

Lisa Albino (UTS postgraduate & OFF grant recipient) – Tree usage and home range of brush-tailed phascogales in an agricultural landscape.


4th Monday – Christmas Picnic in Oatley Park

FEBRUARY 6th MondayAGM – 7.30pm

MEETINGS: OFF will continue with the monthly guest speaker program for 2023 held at the Oatley Uniting Church Hall. We also conduct these meetings on-line, using the video conference application Zoom. Details can be found in the Newsletter published prior to each meeting.

You can download ZOOM for free via this link: or from Play Store (Google) or App Store (Apple). You should run a test before meetings to ensure you can connect on the night. Please login before 7.30pm: You will receive an invitation prior to meetings or use the link:

YOUTUBE: OFF presentations and earlier movies can now be found on YouTube: