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Plan of Management

Submissions on the proposed new Plan Of Management (POM) have now closed. Many of our members have made individual submissions and friends have also made a joint submission pulling together many of the comments made before-hand and at our recent AGM. You can read the full submission by downloading it via this link: POM Aug 2017 Here are some general comments that we made before the submission proper: Today, the …Read More

Seminar Report – Protecting our Natural Heritage

Seminar wash-up. The Friends “Protecting our Natural Heritage” seminar  was held in March 2016 and proved scintillating and brilliantly informative – a crowd of 80 heard our guest speakers set-out imaginative and practical approaches to managing our natural heritage. Thanks very much to all our contributors. Key take-outs were as follows : Australian Wildlife Foundation – Atticus Fleming set out the role that wildfires and feral animals (particularly cats) had …Read More

Wattamolla Clean-Up & BBQ

Friday April 29, 2016 Main Wattamolla Picnic Area overlooking lagoon. Looking to clean-up beach, headland and carpark areas – should only be a two to three hour task for about 8 people, shorter if more attend plus a BBQ after (great location for this).   Register on the Upcoming Events page

New Steps down to Marley beach

As part of the overdue and much needed $2Million being spent on the Coast Track over a 9 month period, the steps at Marley Beach are now complete and look pretty good. Our Facebook post has been seen by over 3,500 people worldwide in just 2 days ! Friends of Royal are also helping with track trimming at multiple locations along the Coast Track and more volunteers are always welcome.

Protecting our Natural Heritage – Seminar and Expo

Sunday March 20, 2016 – Sunday March 20, 2016 Stapleton Avenue Community Centre (just around the corner from the Library, opposite Council car park), Stapleton Ave., Sutherland, 2232 Map and Directions | Register Description: Speakers to include: Atticus Fleming, CEO, Australian Wildlife Conservancy Dr Jody Gunn, Executive Manager, SE, Bush Heritage Australia Dr Deborah Nias, Murray Darling Wetlands Working Group/Environmental Water Trust Rich Gilmore, The Nature Conservancy/Environmental Water Trust Dr …Read More

Track work under-way

Several sectors of the Coast Track and now being worked on by a variety of groups of Friends. Sector 8 Group were working near Eagle Rock today and here are some before and after shots, as well as a Scaevola ramosissima commonly called the Purple Fan Flower or Snake Flower found under some of the larger shrubs after trimming. If you’d like to help out, then contact us now.