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Scotland Island - Western Shores - Mackeral Beach

- 2006 -

Newsletter for Offshore Residents of Pittwater, Australia  Volume 9, Issue 193;  2006     

Native Animals in Pittwater
 Learn how to identify your local native animals and what you can do to help ensure their survival. Here is an opportunity for you to become a Fauna Detective in your own backyard. Sightings can be reported in the Pittwater Council Wildlife Watch programme.
 Information Night: Friday 15th December 2006 at 6.30pm
 Meeting at Avalon Surf Club
 Guest speakers will use a slide show and recorded animal calls to introduce you to our native animals and to help you identify them in the wild.
 Spotlighting Walk Saturday 16th December 2006 at 6.30pm
 Meeting at Katoa Close BYO torch
 A fun walk for all ages through Warriewood Wetlands to the Waterfall
 gives you the opportunity to put your knowledge into practice.
 After a sausage sizzle and a short talk we will explore the wetland and Irrawong Reserve for our native animals and play back the recorded animal calls at the waterfall. Last time we heard 6 species of frogs, saw clutches of baby ducks and Swamp Hens, the rare Powerful Owl and glowing purple fungus
 Note: Although fun to put together the walk and information night can be single events. For those who think the walk is a little long! or rough! you can finish at the Macpherson Street end of the boardwalk
 Please Book:  CEC 9970 6905
 RSVP for sausage sizzle is essential
Newsletter Design:Paul Purvis [0403-442-764]