Contact name: Cheryl Mioch Contact email: [email protected] Contact phone: Cheryl Mioch 9397 7470 / 0412 743 866
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Along the shorefront of Port Phillip Bay and back again. Beginning and ending near public transport.

14km | Limit 14 | 20km S Melb

 

Contact name: Bookings: Larysa Kucan Contact phone: 93473733
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After a morning tea stop at Winchelsea, we will travel to Banool to walk a segment of the historic Beechy Rail Trail. Lunch will be in Gellibrand. After exploring the township, we will travel to Birregurra where we will visit Tarndie Heritage Sheep Farm.

Leader: Glenn King

6km | Limit 57 | 137km SW Melb

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

Weekend in the Dinner Plain area. Friday night option to camp near Freeburgh. Saturday, meet in Hariettville and car pool to Mt Hotham and JB Plain, to establish a snow camp near JB Hut. XC ski the marked trail up towards Wire Plain shelter on Saturday, and a quick XC ski around JB Plain on Sunday, before packing up and driving home. Snow camping and back country XC ski experience is preferred. Non-skiers can snow shoe.

20km | Limit 6 | 350km NE Melb

Contact name: Ruth Stirling Contact phone: 9699 7225 / 0418 245 151
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Meet at 1pm at Beach Street, Port Melbourne, stop 129, tram 109. Walk along the coast then inland through historic Albert Park, Gasworks Park, St Vincent Garden and a coffee shop. A choice of trams back to the city.

6km | Limit 20

Contact name: Contact: Eva Klusacek, U35 Social Contact email: [email protected]
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Hear about our recent walks, catch up with those you’ve walked with before, or make new friends to walk with in the future! Dinners are a very informal way to meet others under 35 (more or less) who are interested in bushwalking. Details and contact information for the host will be posted to the U35 email and Meetup list. RSVP essential.

Contact name: Louise Prendergast Contact email: [email protected] Contact phone: 9826 0037
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We follow the coastal track from Anglesea to Point Addis and Iron Bark Basin, exploring the Koori cultural area. Great views are to be had from the coastal path. There may be some beach walking depending upon the tides. Some short step sections.

18km | Limit 16 | 100km SW Melb

Contact name: Mark Learmonth Contact phone: 9807 7506 (H)
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Malmsbury is a smallish town in the goldfields region of Victoria. This walk will be partly historical, partly geological, partly scenic locations and, hopefully, partly wildflowers, including orchids. The train ride to the town is also enjoyable.

15km | Limit 15 | 80km NW Melb

Contact name: Glenn King Contact phone: 0448 816 504
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From Gardiner railway station we follow the Gardiner Creek Trail to Deakin University. We cross over to Wattle Park where there is the 70 tram to the city or the 903 bus.

12km | Limit 15 | 15km E Melb

Contact name: Geoff Durham Contact phone: 9523 5559
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Legs were made for walking, air was made for breathing. Listed under the Ramsar Convention in recognition of their international importance, the wetlands are the last remaining examples of the once extensive Carrum Carrum Swamp. Bring your binoculars.

5km | Limit 15 | 35km S Melb

Contact name: Eva Klusacek Contact email: [email protected] Contact phone: 0423 053 318
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Walk through the Australian Garden, Woodlands and Wetlands Area. The garden is a significant site for biodiversity conservation with many species of native plants. If we’re lucky, we may even see and hear some of its mammal and amphibian residents.

8km | Limit 15 | 54km SE Melb

Contact name: Darren McClelland Contact email: [email protected] Contact phone: 0449 167 776
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This walk takes in the eastern end of the Macedon Ranges. We commence the walk in the quiet hamlet of Cherokee then ascend the range on a quiet 4WD track, reaching Lions Head, the eastern summit.

14km | Limit 15 | 70km NW Melb

Contact name: Ruth Stirling Contact phone: 9699 7225 / 0418 245 151
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A big day out. Bendigo line from Southern Cross, departing 9.14am and arriving at 10.46am. Time to chat! On arrival, we will be led by well-known VNPA locals. Train home departing 3.47pm, arriving at Southern Cross at 5.25pm.

6km | Limit 20 |  130km NW Melb

 

Contact name: VNPA Contact email: [email protected] Contact phone: 9341 6500
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Come and hear Kelvin Agg speak about the recycle program that helps you keep all those consumer plastics that you collect from winding up in land fill. Kelvin will explain how manufacturers, retailers and consumers can share responsibility for creating a sustainable future. 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: Bookings: Larysa Kucan Contact phone: 93473733
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The Gurdies Flora and Fauna Reserve represents some of the largest remaining areas of native vegetation on the eastern shore of Western Port Bay. Being spring, expect to see an abundance of wildflowers. Discovered by George Bass in 1798 Western Port became a very busy harbour and by the early 1800s Corinella was settled. This will be our destination for lunch and a coastal walk.

Leader: Larysa Kucan

5km | Limit 57 | 114km SE Melb

Contact name: Philip Sharp Contact email: [email protected] Contact phone: 0448 838 055
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Spring will have sprung so we should get a good showing of both weeds and wildflowers. Departing from the new Rosanna railway station. Taking in Gresswell forest, Springthorpe and the views from Mt Cooper. Terminating at another railway station or tram terminus.

15km | Limit 15 | 100km SE Melb

Contact name: Anna van Tatenhove Contact email: [email protected] Contact phone: 0433 842 410
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From Belgrave railway station, we make our way under the Puffing Billy Trestle Bridge to Paddy Track. We will walk to Grants Picnic Ground for morning tea before taking in the delights of both Pirianda and Alfred Nicholas Gardens. We will return to Belgrave station via the Hillclimb Track.

21km | Limit 18 | 45km E Melb

Contact name: Deb Henry Contact email: [email protected] Contact phone: 0409 338 182
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NEW ACTIVITY ADDED TO THE PROGRAM

Come and help this busy friends group on a working bee weekend in one of Victoria’s most iconic National Parks. You may find yourself planting trees, surveying animal habitat, track clearing or other volunteer activities which we undertake for Parks Victoria.

235km SE Melb

Contact name: Julie Hunt Contact email: [email protected] Contact phone: 9568 7515
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St Kilda has a colourful past and present, as shown in its buildings and reserves. This is a repeat of the original St Kilda walk from 2012.

5km | Limit 15 | 7km S Melb

 

Contact name: Louise Prendergast Contact email: [email protected] Contact phone: 9826 0037
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A springtime circuit walk around Anglesea. We will explore the coastline, the heathlands, and the river with time to stop and look for springtime wildflowers.

16km | Limit 16 | 100km SW Melb

Contact name: Sue Parkhill Contact phone: 0432 413 442 / 9510 4316
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Meet at 1pm on the Maribyrnong River side of the Footscray railway station, at the foot of the overhead walkway. We will walk to the river – lots of development going on – past the Heavenly Queen Temple, wetlands and Pipemakers Park. We’ll finish at Highpoint Shopping Centre, for coffee and buses back to Footscray station.

8km | Limit 20

Contact name: Eva Klusacek, U35 Social Contact email: [email protected]
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Hear about our recent walks, catch up with those you’ve walked with before, or make new friends to walk with in the future! Dinners are a very informal way to meet others under 35 (more or less) who are interested in bushwalking. Details and contact information for the host will be posted to the U35 email and Meetup list. RSVP essential.

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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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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