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Federation Walk - 28 & 29 October

Warburton

This years' Federation Walk is hosted by Melbourne Bushwalkers - planning is well ahead and bookings open on July 1. For further information follow this link.

Changes to the Packhorse Track

Many bushwalkers will have walked the delightful Packhorse Track that winds up through the forest from Howmans Gap to Falls Creek. There have been some changes to the track recently as part of Falls Creek's summer strategy. Read more

Grampians Peak Trail

Excitement in the Grampians is building, as construction on the northern and southern sections of the Peaks Trail gets underway.
Parks Victoria is working with hikers to plan the most scenic walks through the area. Watch this video

Deer Hunting on Snake Island

The Victorian Government announced recently that it would allow a trial to hunt hog deer on the island for a two year period. Bushwalking Victoria has a number of concerns reagrding this proposal. Read more ...
 

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20 Volunteers Needed - Working Bee - Wilsons Prom
21, 22, 23, 24 & 25th of April

We are planning a working bee at Wilsons Prom after receiving a work request from Parks Victoria for the 21, 22, 23, 24 & 25th of April. The plan is to base camp at Roaring Meg and complete walking track maintenance on the following:
• Roaring Meg link track to the light station
• The link track from the Roaring Meg toilet to Martins Hill and along the South Point walking track

3-4 vehicles will be able to park near the campsite. Staying at Tidal River on Friday and convoy to Roaring Meg early Saturday morning. (BBQ Saturday or Sunday). Convoy out Monday, 24 April and staying at Tidal River before returning home on 25 April. If you wish you can go down early Friday and return home late Tuesday.

Sturdy protective footwear and covering clothing is recommended for track maintenance work.

The work to be done is:
• Removal of vegetation overhanging walking track 60m
• Clean out track drains
• Repair damage
• Clear trees as required
For further information or to indicate whether you would like to come along, please contact David Miller by email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call on 0417 565 919.

Thanking you and kind regards

David Miller
BTAC - Projects Co-ordinator