Tongue Orchid

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Sydney Red Gum

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Darwinia

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Yellow-faced Whipsnake – ©Jayden Walsh

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Melaleuca Swamp – ©Jayden Walsh

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Sweet-scented Wattle

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Powerful Owl Family

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Pittwater Mist

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Common Tree Snake – ©Jayden Walsh

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Tyler’s Tree Frog – ©Jayden Walsh

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Sunday November 19th, 2017

The very discreet moth in our cover photo is Hypodoxa muscosaria, also called Green or Brown Looper (caterpillar). Common along the east coast of Australia in the summer months, its colours vary but are always speckled. It often comes to light at night and you may find one pressed against the house wall in the morning. ... See MoreSee Less

Sunday November 19th, 2017

Nature's pathway...THE EMBRACING CANOPY

The branches of two giant Sydney Red Gums (Angophora costata) form an embrace, creating part of the tree canopy that provides pathways through the tree tops for arboreal native animals such as Sugar Gliders, Feathertail Gliders, Brushtail Possums, Ringtail Possums and Eastern Pygmy Possums.

Photo: Wildlife Willoughby
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Natures pathway...

Friday November 17th, 2017

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Friday November 17th, 2017

Here's a chance to get free tubestock of local native plants.

Avalon Market Day
Council Natural Environment stall with FREE NATIVE PLANTS FOR RESIDENTS
Sunday 19th November 8:30 am - 4pm in Dunbar Park near the community centre.

ALSO on
Mona Vale Market Day
10th December 8:30 - 4pm in Mona Vale Village Park

Look for Northern Beaches Council Environment Stall

Photos: 1. Twining Guinea Flower - Hibbertia scandens. Good for a fence, or ground cover, flowers most of the time. 2. Sydney Red Gum, now in flower. Plant a little one for the future of our urban forest.
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Heres a chance to get free tubestock of local native plants.
 
Avalon Market Day 
Council Natural Environment stall with FREE NATIVE PLANTS FOR RESIDENTS
Sunday 19th November 8:30 am - 4pm in Dunbar Park near the community centre.

ALSO on
Mona Vale Market Day
10th December  8:30 - 4pm   in Mona Vale Village Park   

Look for Northern Beaches Council Environment Stall

Photos: 1. Twining Guinea Flower - Hibbertia scandens. Good for a fence, or ground cover, flowers most of the time. 2. Sydney Red Gum, now in flower. Plant a little one for the future of our urban forest.Image attachment

 

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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
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