Sundew

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Blue Flax Lily

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Sydney Peppermint

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Powerful Owl Family

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Clematis

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Tongue Orchid

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Native Raspberry

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Birdsnest Fern

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Pittwater Mist

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Hillock Bush

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Sydney Red Gum

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Rainbow

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Swamp Lily

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Pink Wax Flower

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Twining Guinea Flower and Seeds

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Blue Flax Lily Berries

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Scribbly Gum

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Sweet-scented Wattle

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Narrabeen Lagoon

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Wonga-wonga Vine

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Rainbow Lorikeet

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Hairy Clerodendron

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Rocks near Elvina Bay Track

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Flannel Flower

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Darwinia

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Looking South from Barrenjoey Headland

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Purple Swamp Hen

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Ledum Boronia

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Careel Bay, Pittwater

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Egg and Bacon

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Tuesday July 19th, 2016

Our AGM is 2pm this Sunday July 24 at Katandra Bushland Sanctuary, Lane Cove Rd, Ingleside. All Welcome.
At 2.30, our speaker is ecologist Cecil Ellis, StreamWatch Officer at the Australian Museum. He will tell us about our freshwater streams. How healthy are they? How can we tell? Presence or absence of different waterbugs gives clues. (Dragonfly image by Rod Warnock). Join us for afternoon tea. RSVP to pnhainfo@gmail.com or 0439 409 202
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Saturday June 25th, 2016

Pittwater Natural Heritage Association (PNHA) added 2 new photos.

More people Standing up for Nature outside Mike Baird's office yesterday, including quite a few PNHA members. The street was closed while we listened to speakers predict the terrible consequences of this legislation. As in the 10/50 Bushfire code tree-lopping disaster, self-assessment and lack of proper oversight will mean further loss of trees and bushland.
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Saturday June 25th, 2016

We Stood Up for Nature outside Mike Baird's Office with several hundred people on Friday. He did not come out to speak to us. If you haven't yet put in a submission objecting to these destructive changes, please do so by June 28.
What is happening ? What can you do? go to www.standupfornature.org.au/resources
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Sunday June 19th, 2016

Here's how to shop with bags that won't end up as plastic trash - an Avalon initiative. Just remember: keep your trusty reusable shopping bags in the car and FEEL GUILTY if you forget to use them! ... See MoreSee Less

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Bronwyn BrentGemma Brent

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What's On Northern Beaches NSW?Great initiative. Sharing this evening.

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Kirsten GylesActually the whole point of the initiative is that you don't need to feel guilty at all , just borrow boomerang bags . Oh and boomerang them back

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About Pittwater Natural Heritage Association (PNHA)

With urbanisation, there are continuing pressures that threaten the beautiful natural environment of the Pittwater area. Some impacts are immediate and apparent, others are more gradual and less obvious. The Pittwater Natural Heritage Association has been formed to act to protect and preserve the Pittwater areas major and most valuable asset - its natural heritage. PNHA is an incorporated association seeking broad based community membership and support to enable it to have an effective and authoritative voice speaking out for the preservation of Pittwater's natural heritage. Please contact us for further information.

Our Aims

  • To raise public awareness of the conservation value of the natural heritage of the Pittwater area: its landforms, watercourses, soils and local native vegetation and fauna.
  • To raise public awareness of the threats to the long-term sustainability of Pittwater's natural heritage.
  • To foster individual and community responsibility for caring for this natural heritage.
  • To encourage Pittwater Council and the NSW Government to adopt and implement policies and works which will conserve, sustain and enhance the natural heritage of Pittwater.

Act to Preserve and Protect!

If you would like to join us, please fill out the Membership Application Form

Walks and Talks 2016

OUR FIRST WALK OF THE YEAR

Sunday 28 February, Warriewood Wetlands

Warriewood Wetlands has a range of habitats which make it one of Sydney’s birding hotspots. We’ll be looking out for the summer migratory species before they leave Sydney.
When: 8.00am
Where: Meet at Katoa Close, North Narrabeen.
strong>Bring: Binoculars, water, insect repellent, morning tea
Bookings: pnhabirdwatching@gmail.com
Enquiries: 0402 605 721

DATES FOR YOUR DIARY

Sunday 17 April, Deep Creek Reserve, near Narrabeen Lagoon

This quiet waterway is always worth exploring.
When: 8.00am
Where: Meet at the car park at the end of the road into the Reserve off Wakehurst Parkway.

Sunday 21 August, Chiltern Track, Ingleside (birds and wildflowers)

The wildflowers should be in bloom and there will be an expert plant guide on hand. We find birds here such as yellow-tufted honeyeaters, not found on our other walks.
When: 9.00am
Where: Meet at the fire trail gate at the start of the track, nearing the end of Chiltern Rd, Ingleside.

Sunday 25 September, Irrawong Reserve, North Narrabeen

The rainforest habitat at this reserve is renowned for bird species not commonly seen in Pittwater.
When: 8.00am
Where: Meet at the far end of Irrawong Rd, off Garden St, North Narrabeen.

Sunday 27 November, Warriewood Wetlands

At this time of year, there should be plenty to see. The summer migratory species will have arrived and the Wetlands will be home to nesting birds and birds with young.
When: 7.30am
Where: Meet at Katoa Close, North Narrabeen.
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