Contact name: Sue Parkhill Contact phone: 0432 413 442 / 9510 4316
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Meet at 10am at Ripponlea Station. Walk through the parks and interesting streets of Ripponlea, Balaclava and St Kilda. Finish at St Kilda Gardens, the beach, or a coffee shop that we are sure to find along the way.

8km | Limit 20

Contact name: Mark Learmonth Contact phone: 9807 7506 (H)
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This public transport walk begins near Somers beach, with very attractive distant views. We walk through the “Koala Reserve” within Somers township, then onto the most enjoyable reserve around Coolart Homestead, hopefully with birds to greet us. After some more scenic beach walking, we finish in Balnarring Village.

14km | Limit 15 | 75km S Melb

Contact name: Cheryl Mioch Contact email: [email protected] Contact phone: 9397 7470 / 0412 743 866
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Walk from Lilydale Station to Lilydale lakes – then back around to have a look at five op shops in Lilydale, then lunch in the park.

12km | Limit 16 | 45km NE Melb

Contact name: Geoff Durham Contact phone: 9523 5559
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Recuperate, re-aerate, revitalize and re-invigorate with a sea-breeze stroll. From Sandringham to Black Rock including Half Moon Bay, the wreck of the Cerberus. Optional coffee/lunch.

5km | Limit 15 | 25km S Melb

Contact name: Taariq Hassan Contact email: [email protected]
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ACTIVITY CANCELLED

10-12 March (long weekend)

A long weekend pack-carry hike taking in less walked routes in the Mt Feathertop area. Friday night camping option near Freeburgh. Saturday morning: a 4WD/high clearance AWD car shuttle will be required, then ascend upper Stony Tops Ridge and North Razorback track to the Feathertop summit, camping at High Knob or Federation Hut. Sunday: hike along the Razorback, descend via Champion Spur to Harrietville.

40km | Limit 6 | 350km NE Melb

 

Contact name: Taariq Hassan Contact email: [email protected]
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ACTIVITY CANCELLED

10-12 March (long weekend)

A three day hike going up and down the Big Fella. A car shuttle will be required. Day 1: Clover Power station to Bogong Creek Saddle. Day 2: The Quartz Ridge/ The West summit/Cleve Cole Hut. Day 3: The summit / The Staircase / Mountain Creek. Camping and meeting at Mountain Creek on Friday night. Good fitness and equipment are necessary.

Contact name: Sue Parkhill Contact phone: 0432 413 442 / 9510 4316
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Meet at 1pm at Clifton Hill Station. Lovely quiet walking along the Merri Creek and Yarra River. Finishing at busy Victoria Street, Richmond.

8km | Limit 20

Contact name: VNPA Contact email: [email protected] Contact phone: 9341 6500
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Christine will showcase the many and varied VNPA NatureWatch projects: wildlife monitoring using motion-sensing cameras, recording bird sounds, or surveying yam daisies, and explain how you can get involved. 60 Leicester St Carlton, doors will open at 6.30pm for a 7.30pm start. Entry $2. Tea, coffee, wine and biscuits provided.

Contact name: Louise Prendergast Contact email: [email protected] Contact phone: 9826 0037
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A walk though eucalypt and fern forests with vantage points over Port Phillip Bay. This is a circuit walk exploring trails throughout the Arthurs Seat State Park, including part of the Two Bays Trail.

18km | Limit 16 | 94km S Melb

Contact name: Doug Palmer Contact email: [email protected] Contact phone: 9399 4494
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Enjoy the lovely dense forest near Black Spur. From Dom Dom Saddle we firstly go downhill, then circuit clockwise around Mt Dom Dom and back to our start. Great forest to enjoy. Potential for a summit side-trip, time and track permitting. Healesville area.

12km | Limit 14 | 100km NE  Melb

Contact name: Bookings: Larysa Kucan 93473733 Contact phone: Jan Lacey 93298187
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On this excursion, we will follow the Ned Kelly Touring Route. We will visit and explore some of the sites made famous by Ned Kelly and his gang between 1878 and 1880: Euroa, Stringybark Creek and Mansfield. There will also be a stop in Yea.

Leader: Glenn King

6km | Limit 57 | 170km NE Melb

Contact name: Anna van Tatenhove Contact email: [email protected] Contact phone: 0433 842 410
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ACTIVITY RESCHEDULED (see upcoming Autumn program for new date)

Starting at Mount Macedon township, this circuit walk takes in all of the Mount Macedon area’s highlights. We climb up to the Memorial Cross before walking around to Camel’s Hump, and then back to the township via Sanatorium Lake and Mt Towrong. Some short steep sections, but well worth the effort.

18km | Limit 18 | 65km NW Melb

Contact name: Anna van Tatenhove Contact email: [email protected] Contact phone: 0433 842 410
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NEW ACTIVITY ADDED TO THE PROGRAM

Taking in three of Kinglake National Park’s higher forested peaks – Mt Jerusalem, Mt Everard and Mt Beggary – this walk is a cardio workout. However, the views are definitely worth it.

22km | Limit 18 | 65km NE  Melb

Contact name: Ruth Stirling Contact phone: 9699 7225 / 0418 245 151
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We will take the morning train to Macedon, for an uphill walk towards Mount Macedon, taking in side streets and peeking at beautiful gardens.

10km | Limit 20 | 65km NW Melb

 

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Friday 30 March – Monday 2 April 2018

If you are seeking to attend the Easter Ecology camp as a participant go to our main booking page.

The Easter Ecology Camp EC is an important event to raise awareness of the biodiversity and conservation issues in East Gippsland.

To assist with Camp we interested in hearing from volunteers who might be willing to assist in the running of the Camp – especially BWAG Walks Leaders who might be willing to assist with some of the forest visits / tours.

If you could be available as a volunteer contact Mike Forster: [email protected] or Euan Moore [email protected].

 

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Friday 30 March – Monday 2 April 2018

Every Easter, we hold a camp where you can come experience East Gippsland’s magnificent forests.

More information and registrations here

 

Contact name: Taariq Hassan Contact email: [email protected]
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30 March-2 April (long weekend)

Easter long weekend pack-carry from Refrigerator Gap near The Bluff to MacAlister Springs and back. Fri: meet at Sheepyard Flat. 4WD/AWD car shuttle to 8 Mile Flat and Refrigerator Gap. Hike the Bluff to Bluff Hut and Lovick’s Hut. Sat: Lovick’s Hut to MacAlister Springs via Mt Magdala, Hell’s Window and Mt Howitt. Sun: descend to Howqua River via Howitt Spur track, return via Bindaree Hut, camp at Ritchie’s Hut. Monday return to 8 Mile flat.

50km | Limit 6 | 450km NE Melb

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