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Volunteers Required - Trackwork

Langi Ghiran Water Race Circuit

26 August 2017 at 9.30am - 16 Volunteers required. Contact David Miller on davidmiller3199@gmail.com

Federation Walk - 28 & 29 October

Warburton

This years' Federation Walk is hosted by Melbourne Bushwalkers - planning is well ahead and bookings open on July 1. For further information follow this link.

Changes to the Packhorse Track

Many bushwalkers will have walked the delightful Packhorse Track that winds up through the forest from Howmans Gap to Falls Creek. There have been some changes to the track recently as part of Falls Creek's summer strategy. Read more

Grampians Peak Trail

Excitement in the Grampians is building, as construction on the northern and southern sections of the Peaks Trail gets underway.
Parks Victoria is working with hikers to plan the most scenic walks through the area. Watch this video

Deer Hunting on Snake Island

The Victorian Government announced recently that it would allow a trial to hunt hog deer on the island for a two year period. Bushwalking Victoria has a number of concerns reagrding this proposal. Read more ...
 

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Goldfields Track - Yarra Ranges

Volunteers Needed - Saturday, 13 May.

Parks Victoria have asked BTAC if we can provide 12 volunteers to help with track clearing on Saturday, 13 May on the Goldfields Track in the Yarra Ranges.

Most of the work will consist of brush cutting, hand tools (loppers etc.), construction/repair on bridge, signage and div around shafts till made safe.

Meet at the Big Peninsula carpark, off the Woods Point Road near McMahons Creek (just off the map - Melways Page 292, past Little Peninsula).

With your help we can get this wonderful track open soon.

Time: 9.00am. The location is one hour and 50 minutes from Melbourne.

If interested please contact David at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 0147 565 919.

David Miller
Projects Coordinator
Bushwalking Tracks and Conservation (BTAC)
Mobile: 0417 565 919
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.