April 14 - 27, 2019: Issue 401
Articles This Week
Aquatics: Pittwater's Little Penguin Colony: The Saving Of The Fairies Of Lion Island Commenced 65 Years Ago This Year - these delightful creatures continue to be seen at estuarine and coastal beaches - something to look out for and celebrate this school holidays!
Reflections by George Repin: ORTHODOX EASTER
Park Bench Philosophers: Photographers Of Early Pittwater: David 'Rex' Hazlewood
Collectors Corner: Photographers Of Early Pittwater: Henry King - with so many images taken of Bay View House, then owned by David Scott, also an early colonial photographer, has Mr. King taken any of Mr. Scott? How does Mona Vale's 'Black Swamp' look from Bungan Hill in the 1880's, or the just built Barrenjoey?
Artists of the Month: April 2019: Avalon Craft Cottage - Avalon Craft Cottage members are celebrating the 50th Birthday of the Craft Cottage this year, which is a huge milestone for a local craft group. With their first show for 2019 opening April 1st at Warriewood, a timely insight into a great creative co-op that's still where you can find the best there is by the best crafters around
Pittwater Offshore Newsletter Update 1/4/2019
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Pantry for Community
Opportunity for residents to develop and select community projects
Council to repair Hall
Northern Beaches Music Festival 2019 Cancelled
EPA Fines Sydney Water $60,000: local Creek polluted
- Pymble overflow into an unnamed creek in the Lane Cove River catchment (3 May 2018)
- Faulconbridge overflow into bushland and gully (27 May 2018)
- Forestville overflow into bushland and an unnamed creek in Garigal National Park (25 June 2018)
Peter Loft Marathon
Pets of the Week
Ingleside Chase Reserve Biobanking Agreement
- improving habitat value and conservation of threatened flora and fauna species,
- reducing the impact of weeds and feral animal pests, and
- reducing human impacts to improve water quality in the Narrabeen, Fern and Mullet Creek catchments.
- provision of biodiversity offsets that are kept local to the Northern Beaches
- ongoing, in-perpetuity funding for management of the reserve for conservation purposes
- facilitation of the implementation of management actions which have previously been identified within the adopted Plan of Management.
- in-perpetuity management of the reserve’s high conservation values.
Pittwater Community Groups:
Palm Beach Water Dragon
April School Holidays Issues 401 to 402
Share Our Space
Bayview Church Point Residents Association 2019 AGM
Bungaree Inspiration Group
Sydney Wildlife Carers Course May 2019
Warriewood Square Introduces Timed Parking Limits
Ground level 2 hour parking
Level 1 3 hour parking
Level 2 3 hour parking and all day
Level 3 3 hour parking
Avalon Boomerang Bags April Updates
Mackellar Climate Election Candidates Forum
Communities’ Environment Program Grants
- waste and litter reduction
- protecting native animals, including our threatened species
- addressing weeds and pest animals
- restoring and improving coasts, wetlands, riverbanks and waterways
- greening parks and urban areas.
Rotary Club Brings a Fun Day of Golf to the Northern Beaches for a Great Cause
Mona Vale Hospital Auxiliary Stalls 2019
FOTB Seeking Prize donations for 6th Annual Christmas in July Ball
Proposed Lease of Road Reserve adjacent to 1 Queens Parade, Newport
Community, Arts & Culture Grants will foster a more inclusive Northern Beaches
Guns Out for Tombsy Gala Benefit Dinner
New Season for Sailability Pittwater
Sailability Pittwater is a volunteer organisation which provides sailing for people with a disability.
Our main recreational sailing activities are at Rowland Reserve, Bayview, and we run competitive sailing for people with a disability out of RPAYC Newport. We are currently looking for new volunteers for our Saturday morning program at Rowland Reserve and Tuesdays at RPA. For more information at www.sailability.org/au/pittwater or call John on 9982 5656
The purpose of www.westpittwater.com.au - is best defined by the vision of the West Pittwater Community Association.
To be a supportive community, encouraging and promoting civic pride, interest in community affairs and goodwill amongst residents.
To protect local fauna and flora and generally preserve West Pittwater and its environs.
To secure essential facilities including public wharves and reserves and to protect private and public property.
To speak with one voice and represent the interests of the Western Foreshore community when in discussion with Pittwater Council and other relevant government bodies. The WPCA website provides a forum for the better realisation of these objectives. Visit: www.westpittwater.com.au
Gone Fishing Gallery at Waterfront Store Church Point
Open again TODAY in the top room Waterfront Store. Open mainly weekends as an addition to the waterfront cafe. Keep up to date on their Facebook page