Contact name: Bookings: Larysa Kucan 9347 3733
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A visit to Walhalla, an authentic historic gold mining town, is a trip back in time. We will travel into Walhalla from Thomson in the Goldfields steam train with stunning views of the Thomson River and Stringer’s Creek Gorge. The afternoon will be spent exploring and soaking up the atmosphere of this historic township. In the morning there will be a stop at the Drouin farmers’ market.

Leader: Larysa Kucan

Easy 6km | Limit 57 | 184km E Melb

Contact name: Anna van Tatenhove
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To be held in the Lorne area with walks spanning from Anglesea to Apollo Bay. Hosted by Geelong Bushwalking Club. Full program will be released on 1 May 2019. Bookings open on 1 July 2019 and close on 1 September 2019. Day and weekend packages available. Further information can be found at: www.fedwalks.org.au and www.bushwalkingvictoria.org.au

145km SW Melb

Contact name: John Van Leeuwen 0418 996 048 [email protected]
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A partial circuit walk on the Baw Baw plateau, on the Australian Alps Walking Track passing Mushroom Rocks and camping on Mustering Flat. A side trip to the summit of Mt Baw Baw on Sunday without packs, before returning to our packs and finishing the walk at Mt Erica carpark.

Medium 15km | Limit 8 | 190km E Melb

Contact name: David Moore 0448 555 666 [email protected]
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A pleasant coastal walk with only moderate undulations and a good variety of forest, heath, cliff tops and beach. Rated medium due to distance. We will do a car shuffle for this trip.

Medium 19km | Limit 16 | 103km SW Melb

Contact name: Sera Blair, NatureWatch Coordinator [email protected] 9341 6510
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Help VNPA’s NatureWatch program monitor wildlife and habitat recovery after recent bushfire. We are elevating our annual Caught on Camera project by adding eco-acoustic recorders, photo points and scat surveys to our data collection. Must be able to walk 1km on rough forest terrain. Training provided. Meeting Gembrook. Full day event. Project partners: Friends of Bunyip State Park, Parks Victoria.

Medium | Spaces limited | 75km E of Melb

Contact name: Caitlin Griffith 9341 6508 [email protected]
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Learn about characteristics of grassland plants and flowers, resources for identification, and practice our new skills at this special remnant grassland. Led by wildflower and grassland enthusiast Tristan Best.

10am-midday, Bababi Marning (Cooper Street) Grassland Nature Conservation Reserve, Campbellfield.

Suitable for all ages. Family friendly.

(Special pricing: VNPA members free, non-members $15 per person, non-member families $20). 

Easy 1-2kms | Limit 20 | 30km N Melb

Contact name: Cheryl Walker (Mioch) 0412 743 866 [email protected]
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Walk from the Newport station through some of the historic streets of Newport and around the lakes. Public transport walk.

Easy 10km | Limit 15 | 15km W Melb

Contact name: Sue Parkhill 0432 413 442 / 9510 4316
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Meet at 1pm, tram 70 stop 59, Wattle Park. Walking from Wattle Park to Gardiners Creek, we will head downstream, finishing in Ashburton for coffee and the train home.

Easy 8km | Limit 20

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Parks Victoria needs immediate, long-term funding boosts

MEDIA RELEASE 5 January 2016 | 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...
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