Excursion: Saturday 13th August, 1.30 pm “Eureka Reef”

Leaders:  Marli Wallace & Noel Young Wildflowers, birds, aboriginal and mining history.  This was a significant place for the Dja Dja Wurrung people before becoming a major gold mining area. Twenty one sites around the 1.8 km circuit track (a bit rough in places – walking pole useful) will be described, with wildflowers, regrown woodland …

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Excursion – Sat 9 July, 1:30 pm

Muckleford Forest and the Red White & Blue Mine : Leaders: Peter and Rosemary Turner

Starting from the junction of Muckleford School Road and Bells Lane Track, we will drive along Talbot, Dunns Reef and Red White and Blue Tracks, with stops along the way to enjoy the birds, wildflowers and trees of the forest and to view old mining sites.  We will then drive along Bells Lane Track to …

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Excursion – Sat 11 June 10am – 12:30pm

Cassia Read will lead us on a “Moss Foray” at Clinkers Hill

Cassia will take us for a slow walk in the Clinkers Bushland reserve and nearby, exploring the variety of moss species along the way.  She will give us clues for distinguishing mosses from lichens and point out the features useful for identification of different moss species including the habitat where they are growing. She will …

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Excursion: Saturday 14 May 10am ALL DAY –

Seeding Victoria’s seed bank and La Gerche trail, Creswick

Seeding Victoria Inc. is a not for profit, charitable organisation that manages several seed banks in Victoria. For our May excursion, we will be privileged to have a tour of Seeding Victoria’s seed bank at Creswick as recently featured in the ABC’s Gardening Australia. Dan Frost who manages this seed bank will explain how seed …

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Excursion: Saturday 9 April, 1.30pm – Campbells Creek Landcare

Leader: Ian Higgins Ian will guide members along sections of the Campbells Creek walking trail showcasing the restoration work of the local Landcare group over the past 30 years. He will show us a wildflower restoration experimental area and an area for restoration of a heathy woodland. He will also demonstrate how landcare efforts are …

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Excursion: Saturday 12 February, 4 pm – Walk to Cockatoo Rocks and picnic, Mt Alexander

Leader: Peter Turner Enjoy a late afternoon walk in the cooler forests of Mt Alexander, from the picnic ground out to Cockatoo Rocks for a view.  The walk is along a fairly level 1 km section of the Goldfields Track. We will return to the Leanganook picnic ground for a picnic. Meet: Meet at the …

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