8.30am  | Sunday 30 October 2022

LANDING LIGHTS, RIVERINE PARK

Meeting place

Car park off West Botany Street, Arncliffe 

Leader

Greg McLachlan |  0405 578 967

Habitat

Wetland, mangroves, reed beds, parkland

Grade

Grade 2.   Approx 3kms on mainly flat paths.

Facilities

Plenty of parking.  Toilets at the nearby golf driving range.  No picnic tables.

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Location link

Map:  Landing Lights

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Location link

Map: Maraylya Park

7am | Saturday 22 October 2022

BUS TRIP - LOCATION TBC

Meeting place

TBC

Leader

TBC |  TBC

Habitat

TBC

Grade

TBC

8.30am | Wednesday 2 November 2022

BLUE GUM CREEK RESERVE, ANNANGROVE

Meeting place

End of O'Keefe Road, Annangrove

Leader

Paul Johnstone |  0434 350 409

Habitat

Forest

Grade

Grade 2.  Approx 2km on flat bush trail.

Facilities

Plenty of parking.  No toilets or picnic tables at the reserve, but morning tea wil be 15 mins away at Maralya Park where there are toilets and picnic tables.

9am |  Saturday 12 November 2022 (max 15 attendees)

BEGINNERS and NEW MEMBERS, CROSSLANDS RESERVE, HORNSBY HEIGHTS

Meeting place

Crosslands Picnic Area, 441 Somerville Road, Hornsby Heights

Leader

Trevor Waller  |  0467 977 508 

Habitat

Parkland and bushland

Grade

Grade 1. Approx. 2km. Mostly flat on paved paths.

Facilities

Plenty of parking with toilets a few minutes walk away.  Some picnic tables.

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Location link

Map: Capertee Valley

9am | Saturday 19 November 2022

CAPERTEE VALLEY

N.B.  If there is enough interest, this may be converted to a weekend away with a visit to Dunn's Swamp on Sunday.
Meeting place

Meet at the corner of Glen Alice and Glen Davis Rds, Capertee Valley

Leader

Cathy Goswell |  0418 865 421

Habitat

Open woodland and pastureland 

Grade

Grade 2.  Short walks on hardened uneven surfaces and gentle uphill sections.

Facilities

Plenty of parking in the triange in the middle of the Glen Davis/Glen Alice intersection.  Toilets and picnic tables at Glen Davis campground or Glen Alice Community Hall. 

8.30am  | Sunday 27 November 2022

BOAT HARBOUR AND BOTANY BAY, KURNELL (Migratory waders)

Meeting place

Car park at Potter Point. Approaching Kurnell, turn right off Captain Cook Drive into Sir Joseph Banks Drive (Desalination Plant). Enter Botany Bay National Park at the end of Sir Joseph Banks Drive. Follow the road to the car park at the very end.
** Bring a scope if you have one that you can carry**

Leader

Greg McLachlan |  0405 578 967

Habitat

Seashore, sand dunes

Grade

Grade 3.  Approx 3kms including some uneven and possibly slippery rocky surfaces.  It includes walking on sand dunes, and a climb to the beach.

Facilities

Plenty of parking.  No toilets or picnic tables.  Nearest toilets are a 10 minute drive away at Kamay NP near the visitors centre.

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Location link

Map:  Boat Harbour

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Location link

Map: Mitchell Park

8am | Saturday 3 December 2022

MITCHELL PARK and PITT TOWN LAGOON

Meeting place

Meet at the second picnic table in Mitchell Park.  National Park entry fee of $8 applies unless you have a NP pass.

Leader

Edwin Vella |  0402 067 619

Habitat

Bushland and woodland

Grade

Grade 2. Mostly flat with approx 4km walk around the southern part of Mitchell Park.

Facilities

Plenty of parking at Mitchell Park with toilets nearby.  Some picnic tables.  

Limited parking at Pitt Town lagoon with no toilets or picnic tables.

8.30am  | Wednesday 7 December 2022

FRED CATERSON RESERVE, CASTLE HILL (morning only)

Meeting place

Enter Fred Caterson Reserve via Gilbert Rd, Castle Hill. Continue along Caterson Drive until you reach a car park at Fields 2 and 3. Do not turn left at any time. 

Leader

Gabrielle Rees |  0414 947 138

Habitat

Bushland

Grade

Grade 3.  Approx 3kms on bush paths, tracks and road with some uneven ground and gentle hills.

Facilities

Plenty of parking with toilets nearby.  No picnic tables but some seating near the oval.

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Location link

Map:  Fred Caterson

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Location link

Map: Capertee Valley

8.30am | Sunday 11 December 2022

TBC

Meeting place

TBC

Leader

TBC |  TBC

Habitat

TBC

Grade

TBC