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BCOIR November 7, 2021

Paul Hetherington of Buglife says 'Artificial turf is far from an eco-friendly alternative to natural grass. It provides food for absolutely no living creatures.’ Click here to read the article in The Guardian

BCOIR November 6, 2021

Good to see so many posters going up demonstrating support for a better solution for Bob Campbell Oval. Please contact us if you’d like one – we’re happy to deliver! naturalgrassatbco@gmail.com.

BCOIR November 5, 2021

"I come down here a lot with my Dad to play cricket or sometimes we just bushwalk. In Covid, we also did a science project on the solar system here.Natural grass works for all the things we

BCOIR November 3, 2021

Welcome Swallows greet the early riser, darting and swooping across the oval as they feed on the insects flying just above the ground. The name ‘Welcome’ swallow comes from sailors who knew that the sight of a

BCOIR November 2, 2021

"We come down here about four times a week. It’s a precious, green, open and free space for lots of activities: picnics, walking, games and catch ups with friends. The open space, peace and bushland means it’s

BCOIR November 1, 2021

"We're neighbours, and we used to play soccer here for Greenwich in the 0'35 Men's Team every weekend in winter. It was great, but these days we're here every day to walk our dogs Skylar and Mila.

BCOIR November 1, 2021

"I love coming to Bob Campbell Oval to practise soccer with my dog Topsy and my friends. I play soccer for Greenwich girls U10s and we prefer playing on grass. When you fall on synthetic you get

BCOIR November 1, 2021

"We love coming down to Bob Campbell Oval with our dog Penny, and now we are sharing this beautiful place with our baby boy James.  We’re looking forward to watching James enjoy the park, making friends and

BCOIR November 1, 2021

'Turf Wars' are erupting across Sydney, writes Andrew Taylor, a senior reporter at the Sydney Morning Herald. Residents across Sydney are fighting local councils over the use of fake grass in public spaces, as Planning Minister Rob

BCOIR October 31, 2021

If you want an authentic experience this Halloween, head down to Bob Campbell Oval after dark and you might see the Large-footed Myotis - just one of the many species of microbats that make their home in