Contact name: Sue Contact phone: 9510 4316
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Meet at 1pm Hughesdale Station. An interesting walk along various linear parks to Oakleigh Central and Oakleigh Station.

8km | Limit 20 | 10km SE MElb

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The annual Mt Stirling snow camping trip is on again. Friday night camp at Carter’s Road campsite and Saturday carpool to Telephone Box Junction (TBJ). Snow shoe up to Bluff Spur Hut and set up a snow camp. Possible summit visit (1759 metres). Sunday return to TBJ via King SpurH ut. Beginner snow campers are welcome if they have the necessary gear. Snow shoes and poles can be hired at TBJ. If you can walk then you can snow shoe.

20km | Limit 6 | 270km NE Melb

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A magical day of tall trees, fern gullies, stunning sculptures and spectacular views. We will walk to Sherbrooke Falls and then drive up to a couple of lookouts with fantastic views across the Yarra Ranges and Melbourne, before ending the day discovering the beautiful sculptures in William Ricketts Sanctuary. Plenty of cafes along the way to grab a hot chocolate too!

7km | Limit 15 | 50km E Melb

Contact name: Glenn Contact phone: 0448 816 504
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From Altona Station follow the coastal reserves through to Williamstown and finish at North Williamstown Station.

16km | Limit 16 | 10km SW Melb

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10am-1pm. Join NatureWatch and the Friends of Bunyip State Park for our annual community training day which kicks off the monitoring season each year. This year it’s fully field based. We head out into the park for hands-on training in how to use motion-sensing cameras. Meet in Gembrook, full details on registration. Some driving on dirt tracks (car-pooling encouraged). Lunch provided. Registration required.

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This walk traverses the western side of Mt Tanglefoot, passing through moist gullies that form the headwaters of Sylvia Creek. If the weather is good we will do a side trip to the top of Mt St Leonard, which has panoramic views of the upper Yarra Valley and Melbourne.

16.5km | Limit 12 | 84km NE Melb

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Try a new way of discovering nature with your family by downloading a Wild Families activity sheet from our website.

Take a Wild Families ‘Alphabet Walk’ or try your hand at being a ‘Bird Detective’ in your local area. The activity sheets also include great ideas for fun day trips to places such as Jawbone Flora and Fauna Reserve near Williamstown or Mt Macedon.

A great idea for the school holidays!

Parks Victoria needs immediate, long-term funding boosts

The management of Victoria’s national parks and nature conservation reserves is in serious decline and can only be rectified through a major boost in long-term funding, the Victorian National...
Mornington Peninsula National Park, Cape Schanck. Photo: Indigo Skies Photography | (2.0 Generic CC BY-NC-ND 2.0)

Parks Victoria needs immediate, long-term funding boosts

The management of Victoria’s national parks and nature conservation reserves is in serious decline and can only be rectified through a major boost in long-term funding, the Victorian National...
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