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24 Feb, Sat 10:49AM Avalon – Taylors Point
Grade:2/6 Length 4km Sydney Branch
(Jean’s Group) Dianne E.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longSwim | A trip that involves swimmingSlow pace | A trip where the leader will set an easy pace.Public Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Avalon - Paradise Beach - Clareville Beach - Taylors Point. Streets, parks, ups & downs, steps, water views. Swim. Bus return to Avalon from Taylors Point then bus/es to city. View

25 Feb, Sun 9:15AM Watsons Bay to Rose Bay
Grade:2/6 Length 12km  200m Southern Sydney Branch
Esther C.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longFirst time friendly | A trip that is perfect for most new members (assuming you have a reasonable level of fitness)Photography | A trip that has a strong focus on encouraging people to capture photographs.Public Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Social | A trip where people will be encouraged to interact and chat with each other.(NEW!!!) Contact Leaders: Ken & Judy Woodward on edgark@optusnet.com.au    02 96344462     0450470893 ( day of walk only)
Watsons Bay to The Gap, Macquarie Lighthouse, Vaucluse House, Neilson Park (optional swim) & Heritage Walk to Rose Bay. Easy walking with harbour & ocean views. Bring snacks, water and lunch. This is a Great Ocean Walk (March 2018) meet and greet, but all NPA members are welcome. Members who wish to do the Great Ocean Walk are encouraged to join. Slippery and rugged sections at times.
Slippery at times. Limit: 20. View

26 Feb, Mon 9:42AM Mt Victoria
Grade:3/6 Length 5km  250m Branch
Theo H.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Slow pace | A trip where the leader will set an easy pace.Wombat Walks series. Fairy Bower walk. Ladders, rough steps, steep sections. Easy walking pace with time to look around. View

26 Feb, Mon 9:35AM Popes Glen
Grade:3/6 Length 12km  350m Sydney Branch
(Mal’s Group) Allan P.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.(Date Changed) Ridgewell Road, Hat Hill Fire Trail, Popes Glen, Govetts Leap Lookout. Creek crossing could be slippery. Some rough sections.
Location: Blackheath
Map: Katoomba and Mount Wilson Limit: 20. View

27 Feb, Tue 10:07AM Coogee – Maroubra
Grade:2/6 Length 5km Sydney Branch
(Jean’s Group) Fran C.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longSwim | A trip that involves swimmingSlow pace | A trip where the leader will set an easy pace.Public Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Streets, paths, ups & downs. Swim. Bus return to city from Maroubra. View

27 Feb, Tue 9:48AM Warriewood – Mona Vale
Grade:3/6 Length 12km Sydney Branch
Shirley H.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Walk to Warriewood Wetlands then across to Narrabeen Head, Turimetta Head to Mona Vale Beach. Bus return to city from Barrenjoey Rd. Carry morning tea, lunch and water for a full day walk. Steep sections, steps, rough bushtrakcs, beaches. Moderate pace. View

28 Feb, Wed 8:00PM Bhutan’s Environmental Successes: What, How and Why
Southern Sydney Branch
Peter V.
Talk | A talk or slide show presentation.Public Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Bhutan is a Buddhist kingdom in the Himalayas’ known for its monasteries, fortresses and dramatic landscapes that range from subtropical plains to steep mountains and valleys. Guest speaker environmental researcher Ross Jeffree PhD. View

28 Feb, Wed Kincumber South to Empire Bay
Grade:2/6 Length 10km Central Coast Branch
Bill P.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Walk from Kincumber South to Empire Bay via MacMasters Firetrail. Day walk, 10km on track, firetrail, roads and some hidden places. Easy pace. Bus one way. The ‘missing link’ and last in the series of six walks around Brisbane Water. Extensive mangroves along the shoreline so that we take to the hills to close the loop.
Location: Bouddi NP
Map: Gosford 91312S and Broken Bay 91301N View

28 Feb, Wed 8:50AM Taronga Park Zoo – The Spit
Grade:3/6 Length 11km  150m Sydney Branch
Carole B.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longSwim | A trip that involves swimmingPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Social | A trip where people will be encouraged to interact and chat with each other.60 Best walks | This is one of the NPA's 60 best walks.Relaxed summer walk with swimming opportunities. Walk can be extended to Manly if anyone is keen and weather is suitable.
Location: Sydney Harbour National Park
Map: Walking Coastal Sydney Limit: 15. Best Walk: Sydney Harbour View

28 Feb, Wed 9:45AM Watsons Bay – Coogee
Grade:3/6 Length 13km  150m Sydney Branch
Denise S.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longSwim | A trip that involves swimmingPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Walk from Watsons Bay to Coogee Beach via Macquarie Lighthouse, Bondi, Bronte and Clovelly Beaches. Great coastal views and opportunity for a swim. No need to contact leader unless enquiry. Street walking, some steps and hills.
Location: Southern Beaches View

1 Mar, Thu 10:00AM Ingleburn Weir
Length 3km  5m Macarthur Branch
Beth M.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPhotography | A trip that has a strong focus on encouraging people to capture photographs.First time friendly | A trip that is perfect for most new members (assuming you have a reasonable level of fitness)Family | A trip that is planned to cater for children and their parents.Public Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Not far, not fast. Easy walk to the Georges River. Stop to enjoy the wildflowers. Take note of a few environmental issues, and note what makes great platypus habitat. Interesting vegetation. Prickly bush, optional gently scramble. Bunyips.
Location: Georges River NP
Map: Liverpool 90302S Limit: 20. View

1 Mar, Thu 6:00PM The history of the koala
Branch
Janine K.
Talk | A talk or slide show presentation.Educational | A trip where the leader will focus on teaching or training.Public Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Koalas are internationally recognized as one of Australia’s most iconic animals. Yet few know that in 1919 one million koalas were killed for their furs during a six month open hunting season in Queensland. Learn about the cumulative impacts of over 200 years of hunting and habitat destruction that is now pushing the koala into the danger zone of extinction. What must we do to save this precious Australian animal? Tutor: Janine Kitson. Bookings essential. Contact WEA, SYDNEY Ph: (02) 9264 2781 E: info@weasydney.nsw.edu.au www.weasydney.com.au View

2 Mar, Fri 8:25AM Euroka Clearing and Portal Waterhole
Grade:2/6 Length 6km  150m Sydney Branch
Allan P.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.(NEW!!!) Visit Portal Waterhole. Drive on to Euroka Clearing. From here walk to Nepean River and back. Clay surface on track near Portal Waterhole can be slippery.
Location: Glenbrook
Map: Penrith Limit: 15. View

5 Mar, Mon 9:22AM Cliff Drive Lookouts
Grade:3/6 Length 10km  400m Sydney Branch
(Mal’s Group) Allan P.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.(NEW!!!) Peckman's, Cahill, Narrowneck, Hilda's, Landslide, Cyclorama Point, Malaita Point, Eagle Hawk Lookouts.  Then back to Katoomba Station. Watch out for cars when walking on the black stuff. Lots of downs to the lookouts and then ups to the road. Quality of track is poor at some lookouts.
Location: Katoomba
Map: Katoomba Limit: 20. View

6 Mar, Tue 9:19AM Glenbrook to Penrith
Grade:3/6 Length 12km Sydney Branch
Shirley H.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.(NEW!!!) Walk via the Bluff Reserve, Lapstone and along the Nepean River to Penrith shops. Train return to city. Carry morning tea, lunch and water for a full day walk. Moderate pace. Some rough bushtracks, uneven and loose surfaces, steps, streets, parks/reserves. View

7 Mar, Wed 10:19AM Glenbrook – Lapstone
Grade:2/6 Length 4km Sydney Branch
Bob S.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Level ramble from Glenbrook to Lapstone. View

9 Mar, Fri 9:22AM Horse Track
Grade:4/6 Length 16km  700m Sydney Branch
Allan P.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.(NEW!!!) Evans Lookout, Horse Track and back to Evans Lookout via Rodriguez Pass. Rough and steep.
Location: Blackheath
Map: Katoomba Limit: 15. View

12 Mar, Mon 9:03AM Dantes Glen
Grade:3/6 Length 8km  300m Sydney Branch
(Mal’s Group) Allan P.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.(NEW!!!) North Lawson. Fairy Falls, Echo Bluff, Frederica Falls, Empire Pass, Dantes Glen. Rough track.
Location: Lawson
Map: Katoomba Limit: 20. View

13 Mar, Tue 9:15AM Bungoona Lookout
Grade:3/6 Length 10km Sydney Branch
Shirley H.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.(NEW!!!) Circular walk via Savilles Creek and Temptation Creek Tracks, Bungoona Lookout and return to Loftus Station. Carry morning tea, lunch and water for a full day walk. Moderate pace. Rough, rocky and loose surfaces, steep climbs and descents, bushtracks, fire trails. View

15 Mar, Thu 6:00PM Sydney’s endangered forests
Branch
Janine K.
Talk | A talk or slide show presentation.Educational | A trip where the leader will focus on teaching or training.Public Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Sydney includes magnificent national parks and Blue Mountains World Heritage. However Sydney also includes many splendid urban forests and woodlands. Learn about the history of these forests and woodlands that include Sydney’s Cumberland Plain Woodland, Blue Gum High Forest, Turpentine-Ironbark Forest, Eastern Suburbs Banksia Scrub and the Blue Mountains Hanging Swamps. Be staggered by how much has been lost but inspired by how much can be saved. Tutor: Janine Kitson. Bookings essential. Contact WEA, SYDNEY Ph: (02) 9264 2781 E: info@weasydney.nsw.edu.au www.weasydney.com.au View

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