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30 Jul, Thu Taronga Zoo and West
Length 7km Sydney Branch
Sue W.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longGood tracks, expansive views, a few streets, flora and fauna. Hazards include viruses.
Location: Sydney Harbour NP
Map: Sydney Harbour Limit: 8. View

31 Jul, Fri Airly Creek Cave
Grade:6/6 Length 5km Sydney Branch
Yuri B.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPark at Airly Gap and attempt to find a way up and explore the big triangular cave at about GR 234 331 seen when returning from Mount Airly South West pagodas walk. Exploratory. Scrambling and exposure.
Location: Mugii Murum-ban SCA
Map: Glen Alice 89314N View

31 Jul, Fri 9:45AM The Great West Walk: Part 2
Grade:3/6 Length 14km  150m Southern Sydney Branch
Esther C.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.See info on The Great West Walk  https://greatwestwalk.com.au/ This is part 2 of the Great West Walk.  We walk from Ropes Crossing to Rooty Hill. Points of interest: Whelan Reserve, Federation Forest, Remembrance Gardens, Dr Charles McKay Reserve
Neoblie Historic Cottage, View Esther's future walks   No touch sign on. Social distancing will be observed. Please bring hand sanitizer. Consider installing Covidsafe app. Limit: 10. View

1 Aug, Sat 8:30AM Traverse of the Gods
Grade:5/6 Length 9km  200m Sydney Branch
Mark G.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longThe traverse of the Gods is a spectacular walk that crosses the face of Mt Banks Wall, offering amazing views all along the way. With the odd patch of rainforest, sculptural overhangs and rock formations this is a walk you won't forget in a hurry. Rock scrambling and some offtrack walking.
Location: Blue Mountains NP
Map: Mount Wilson 89301N View

2 Aug, Sun 10:22AM Crossing the Blue Mountains: Section 5
Grade:3/6 Length 12km  300m Southern Sydney Branch
Esther C.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.(Fully Booked - Ask leader about waiting list) Co Leader:  Kevin Cliffe   Today, we walk from Leura to Wentworth Falls via Gordon Creek,  Lyrebird Dell, Pool of Siloam,  Empress Lookout, Queen Victoria Lookout, Lyrebird Lookout, Breakfast Point Lookout,  Jamisons lookout and Wentworth Falls Lookout. If you are lucky, you may see Lyrebirds, yellow tailed black cockatoos and the endangered Glossy Black Cockatoos(we saw 9 of this rarely seen red tailed on section 3).  Enjoy afternoon tea at the famous German Cafe.  View Esther's future walks View videos of section 7 CBM7 section 8 CBM8   Steep and slippery sections. No touch sign on. Social distancing will be observed. Please bring hand sanitizer. Consider installing Covidsafe app.
Location: Blue Mountains NP Limit: 15. View

3 Aug, Mon 7:23AM Sassafras Gully and more
Grade:3/6 Length 9km  340m Sydney Branch
(Allan’s Group) Janet R.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.(Fully Booked - Ask leader about waiting list) Lawsons Lookout, Picnic Glen, Sassafras Gully, Magdala Creek. Use social distancing, bring hand sanitiser. Please provide contact number, emergency number and NPA number. Rough, steep tracks. Possibly leeches.
Location: Springwood
Map: Springwood 90304S Limit: 15. View

3 Aug, Mon St Leonards to Greenwich Wharf, Berry Island and Waverton
Grade:3/6 Length 10km  180m Sydney Branch
John H.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.(Date Changed) We are walking to Gore Hill and following Gore Creek through the Lane Cove Bushland Park to beautiful vistas of the Lane Cove and then Parramatta Rivers to Greenwich Ferry Wharf. From there we will walk around Gore Cove to Berry Island Reserve, thence to Waverton Station. Some street walking. You might like to bring a torch for the tunnel under River Road. Muddy conditions during and after rain. Some small creek crossings and a long stair case to climb towards the end.
Map: Parramatta River 91303N Limit: 12. View

4 Aug, Tue Carrington Falls & Nellies Glen
Grade:2/6 Length 8km  200m Southern Highlands Branch
2038
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(Fully Booked) From Carrington Falls around to top of Stevos Track followed by short drive to Nellies Glen and Missingham Lookout and top of Missingham Steps. Rough track, slippery rocks, deep water, cliff edges.
Location: Budderoo NP
Map: Robertson 9028-4N and Kangaroo Valley 9028-4S Limit: 14. View

4 Aug, Tue 9:30AM Manning Lookout to Crystal Pool
Grade:3/6 Length 8km  580m Southern Highlands Branch
Joan L.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longSocial | A trip where people will be encouraged to interact and chat with each other.(Fully Booked) (Leader changed) The walk begins at Manning Lookout near Fitzroy Falls. Here there are great views over Kangaroo Valley.  The walk then follows the escarpment past several view points and along a fence line across a couple of small creeks to Crystal Pool. The water leaves the pool to fall over the escarpment into the valley below. Return by the same route. Indistinct and easily lost track, rough track, fallen trees, slippery rocks and unfenced cliff edges.
Location: Morton NP
Map: Kangaroo Valley 9028-4S Limit: 14. View

4 Aug, Tue Mt Gibraltar
Grade:3/6 Length 8km  600m Southern Highlands Branch
Mike M.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long(Fully Booked) Mt Gibraltar is the highest point between Sydney and Canberra. It also has some heritage listed Trachyte quarries. Walking tracks provide access to these sites as well as providing lookouts where on a clear day Sydney can be seen. Rough and steep tracks, slippery rocks, fallen trees and unfenced cliff edges.
Location: Mittagong
Map: Mittagong 89292S Limit: 14. View

4 Aug, Tue 2:00PM Recovering after bushfires – what role can Landcare play?
Branch
General Community Event
Talk | A talk or slide show presentation.Chris Cobern from the Upper Goulburn Landcare Network in Victoria was heavily involved in the recovery efforts following the Black Saturday bushfires in 2009. He worked with local communities, government, and volunteers for many years to help the landscape heal and recover. In this webinar Chris will chat about how he navigated issues around sourcing funding and volunteers, providing training, supporting local landholders, and what he’s learnt that can help groups and organisations working in similar circumstances today. Chris will also be joined by Landcare Australia’s Rowan Ewing, who will give an update on our bushfire recovery fund activities to date, and what’s planned for the coming months. View

5 Aug, Wed 9:40AM Fullers Bridge Circuit
Grade:2/6 Length 10km  50m Sydney Branch
Mike P.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longWalk from Fullers Bridge via Swaines Creek, Ferndale, Stringybark Creek, Yangoora Bushland, Epping Rd and then back to Fullers Bridge either via Fairyland or Mowbray Park.
Location: Lane Cove NP Limit: 15. View

5 Aug, Wed 6:00PM NSW Marine Parks: Are we serious about their place in the reserve network?
Branch
NPA NSW Office
Talk | A talk or slide show presentation.Our presenters for the evening will be: John Turnbull marine scientist, campaigner, educator and former NPA President Gary Schoer educator, campaigner and Secretary of the Southern Sydney branch of NPA Sharnie Connell Senior Campaigns Officer NPA We will be leading a discussion on issues that include: What are marine protected areas and how do they compare to terrestrial reserves? The science behind marine parks. How do we create protected areas on land or in the sea? Emerging threats to sanctuary zones. Where to from here? View

5 Aug, Wed 9:00AM The Woronora Plateau -Warrangarree Drive Reserve
Grade:2/6 Length 5km  150m Southern Sydney Branch
Brian E.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPhotography | A trip that has a strong focus on encouraging people to capture photographs.There are some delightful bushy reserves outside the national park estate and this is one of them. Scenic, with pleasant sandstone vegetation, river views and climbs... bring a camera and explore what we have of our remnant bushland. Limit: 10. View

5 Aug, Wed 7:00AM Waterfall circuit via Mt Westmacott, Bondel Pool and Kingfisher Pool
Grade:3/6 Length 12km  350m Sydney Branch
Bandula G.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.(Fully Booked - Ask leader about waiting list) Starting from Waterfall Station walk along Camp Coutts Track and Camp Road, passing the Scout Camp, to Mt Westmacott and back, then on to Bondel Pool and Kingfisher Pool back to Waterfall Station. Steep and slippery sections and creek crossings.
Location: Royal NP Limit: 12. View

6 Aug, Thu Cockatoo Island
Length 6km Sydney Branch
Sue W.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longExplore Cockatoo Island's heritage. Currently it is hosting the Biennale with public artworks anchored in this year’s theme: NIRIN. Booking is mandatory as is the ability to estimate a distance of 1.5 m. Hazards include viruses.
Map: Sydney Harbour Limit: 8. View

6 Aug, Thu 6:15PM The nature of national parks
Branch
General Community Event
Talk | A talk or slide show presentation.Come along to this webinar to discover:
· How some of our iconic national parks came into being
· The importance of national park and conservation reserves for wildlife and habitat
· Some of challenges in managing these important places
Learn more here and RSVP for the first of the series: The nature of national parks. View

7 Aug, Fri Rhodes to Cabarita, extension to Haberfield
Grade:3/6 Length 10km Sydney Branch
Marilyn C.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Walk alongside Parramatta River. Enjoy peace of Dame Edith Walker's estate and views of the river. Catch ferry back to Meadowbank. Meet RHODES Station. Time on enrollment. 10km or extended 16km. View

8 Aug, Sat 9:00AM Grass Trees Crcuit
Grade:3/6 Length 13km  200m Sydney Branch
Mark G.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longEducational | A trip where the leader will focus on teaching or training.(Cancelled) This walk incorporates a very special Aboriginal art site of great significance which is a short side trip off the main Grass Trees Circuit so really is something worth seeing apart from the beautiful Sydney sandstone scenery. Some steep sections along the track.
Location: Dharug NP
Map: Gunderman 91313S Limit: 14. View

8 Aug, Sat 9:00AM Part of six foot track
Grade:3/6 Length 16km  530m Southern Sydney Branch
Angelo E.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longReturn walk from Megalong Road to Ecolodge. Attraction: Cox's River, Megalong Valley, suspension bridge. Steep and slippery sections. No touch sign on. Social distancing will be observed. Please bring hand sanitizer. Consider installing Covidsafe app.
Location: Megalong Limit: 10. View

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