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Professor Chris Dickman and Does Your Moggie Have a Bib?
Posted on 29th June 2017

At Benledi on 24 May, Professor Chris Dickman, Professor in Ecology from the University of Sydney, spoke to 34 members and their friends about the ‘Impacts and local management of cats, dogs and foxes’. Cats have had a devastating effect on Australia’s smallest mouse-like marsupials.  Read more »

News from the Blue Wrens Subcommittee – June 2017

News from the Blue Wrens Subcommittee – June 2017
Posted on 4th June 2017

Insurance for Glebe’s Landcare and Bushcare Groups and
Interpretative walk in Orphan School Creek Park  Read more »

News from the Blue Wrens Subcommittee – May 2017

News from the Blue Wrens Subcommittee – May 2017
Posted on 1st May 2017

All members of the Society and their friends are invited to hear Professor Chris Dickman, Professor in Ecology, Faculty of Science at the University of Sydney, talk about the ‘Impacts and local management of cats, dogs and foxes’.  Read more »

News from the Blue Wrens Subcommittee – April 2017

News from the Blue Wrens Subcommittee – April 2017
Posted on 1st April 2017

Professor Chris Dickman, Professor in Ecology, Faculty of Science at the University of Sydney has accepted an invitation to talk to the Society on ‘Impacts and local management of cats, dogs and foxes’. The talk will be in the downstairs meeting room at Benledi, Glebe Library commencing at 6pm on Wednesday 24 May 2017.  Read more »

News from the Blue Wrens Subcommittee – December 2016

News from the Blue Wrens Subcommittee – December 2016
Posted on 2nd December 2016

Glebe’s fourth annual spring bird survey and Arthur (Paddy) Gray Reserve  Read more »

News from the Blue Wrens Subcommittee – November 2016
Posted on 1st November 2016

Kevin Simpson’s, Landscape Architect, Design, firm has recently completed the establishment of the habitat garden in John Street Reserve. Plus recent bird sightings in Glebe’s parks.
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Obituary: Janina Margaret Craney
Posted on 22nd October 2016

Jan died on 2 June 2016 at 74 years of age from a blood cancer, multiple myeloma. Jan was an enthusiastic and knowledgeable member of the Subcommittee.  Read more »

Blue Wren Subcommittee Annual Report 2015-2016
Posted on 7th September 2016

During the past 12 months there have been occasional sightings of blue wrens in Glebe – always around St Johns Rd and Jarocin Ave – and it is likely that they have flown from the campus of the University of Sydney  Read more »

News from the Blue Wrens Subcommittee – May 2016
Posted on 12th June 2016

Simon Griffith, Professor and Australian Research Council Future Fellow in the Department of Biological Sciences at Macquarie University gave a talk at Benledi to 30 members of the Society   Read more »

News from the Blue Wrens Subcommittee – April 2016
Posted on 3rd May 2016

On the morning of 5 March, a member of the Subcommittee (Judy Christie) saw two Superb Fairy Wrens near 153 St Johns Rd, Forest Lodge, in a dense, prickly conifer.  Read more »

News from the Blue Wrens Subcommittee – February 2016

News from the Blue Wrens Subcommittee – February 2016
Posted on 8th March 2016

The Glebe Bushcare Group has been removing litter and weeds from the wetlands area near Chapman Rd. In John Street Reserve, work has commenced as scheduled on the establishment of the biodiversity garden.  Read more »

News from the Blue Wren Subcommittee – November 2015
Posted on 26th November 2015

Award for Judy Christie, the successful tenderers for the refurbishment of John Street Reserve and working bees continue in seven pocket parks.  Read more »

Glebe’s Spring Bird Survey
Posted on 2nd November 2015

The Society’s third annual spring bird survey was held on Sunday 27 September, an overcast morning.  Read more »

Blue Wren Subcommittee Annual Report 2014-15

Blue Wren Subcommittee Annual Report 2014-15
Posted on 14th August 2015

Are there any blue wrens in Glebe? The answer over the past year is ‘sometimes’. During our second annual spring bird survey on Sunday 26 October 2014, local residents in Jarocin Ave reported that blue wrens, both male and female, are seen in their garden from time to time.  Read more »

News from the Blue Wren Subcommittee – August 2015
Posted on 14th August 2015

Sophie Golding, Urban Ecology Coordinator, City of Sydney attended our meeting on 30 June 2015. Sophie reported that the establishment of the new park adjacent to the Harold Park development was close to the planting stage.   Read more »