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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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Croajingolong National Park -Queens Birthday Weekend - 10 - 12 June & beyond

Parks Victoria need a lot of work to be done in this fantastic park. Camping from 10 June to 18 June is free. Parks Victoria will provide one to two BBQs over this period.

We will be staying at Wingan Inlet. We need 20-25 helpers including 2-4 kayakers to paddle about 2km to spend the day track clearing with a possibility staying overnight.

There is a choice of two stays.

  • Arrive Saturday, 10 June, work Sunday/Monday 11 and 12 June, and travel back home Tuesday, 13 June.
  • Arrive Saturday, 10 June, work Sunday/Monday 11 and 12 June, have a walk/rest 13 June, work 14-16 June, walk /rest 17 June and travel home Sunday, 18 June.

Work on 16 June will be very low key.

If anyone is interested, after Sunday, 18 June, Mike Grant the project leader, is doing a private trip to Thurra River for fishing and walking until 25 June 2017.

If you are interested please contact David Miller at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 0417 565 919.

Cheers David

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.
Web:  www.bushwalkingvictoria.org.au