Bushwalking Victoria Activities and Events [685] | Activities


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26 - 29 January:              BTAC (Bushwalking Tracks and Maintenance) Team Track Maintenance - McMillans Walking Track 



19 February:                    Bushwalking Victoria (BWV)  Board Meeting



2 - 3 March:                     BTAC  Team Track Maintenance Bogong High Plains - Alpine National Park

2 March:                          BSAR (Bush Search and Rescue) GPS Skills day at Jell’s Park

5 March:                          Affiliated Clubs to receive insurance renewal questionnaires

8 - 11 March:                   BTAC  Team Track Maintenance AAWT - CANCELLED DUE TO BUSH FIRE RISK

16 - 17 March :                BTAC  Team Track Maintenance Installing Leadbeater Possum nesting boxes in the Baw Baw National Park - CANCELLED DUE TO BUSHFIRE RISK

19 March:                        BWV Board Meeting

21 March:                        Nominations for 2019/2020 BWV Board opens.

23-24 March:                   BSAR First Aid training - Westerfolds Park



1-30 April:                       Premier's Active April

6 April:                           Active April Family Walks - Anglesea

6 - 7 April:                       BTAC  Team Track Maintenance East Tyers Walking Track - Tanjil Tyres State Forest

6 April:                            Deadline for affiliated clubs to submit insurance renewal forms.

13-14 April:                    Day Walk Leader Training - Westerfolds Park

16 April:                           BWV Board Meeting

25 - 28 April:                    BTAC Team Track Maintenance Alpine National Park Mt Wills Hut & Omeo Highway



4 - 5 May:                         BTAC Team: Grampians National Park - Various Tracks to be worked on.

9 May:                             Technology Information Session for Clubs -  Westerfolds Park, Templestowe

11-12 May:                       BTAC  Team Track Maintenance Howqua Area - Alpine National Park (Upper Howqua walking track) - CANCELLED

18 May:                           Smartphone Navigation Workshop -  Westerfolds Park, Templestowe

20 - 26 May                      National Volunteer Week

21 May:                            BWV Board Meeting



5 June:                             World Environment Day

8-10 June :                       BTAC  Team:  Track Maintenance Hattah Kulkyne National Park

15 June:                          Leadership Forum and Annual General Meeting and Board Elections

18 June:                           BWV Board Meeting


1 July:                              Affiliated Club Insurance renews

16 July:                            BWV Board Meeting

26-28 July:                       BSAR alpine training at Mount Bogong

28 July:                            National Tree Day

31 July:                            World Ranger Day



9-11 August:                    BTAC Team: Bunyip State Park - Bushfire Recovery Works

10-11 August:                  BSAR main training weekend on snow including ski skills at Mount Stirling

20 August:                       BWV Board Meeting

31 Aug - 1 September     BTAC Team: Track Maintenance Great Otways National Park 



7-8 September:                Victorian Backcountry Festival at Mount Hotham. BSAR will run:

                                         Survival skills in the snow – what to do if you get lost

                                         Searching in the snow on skis (in the field)

7 September:                   Smartphone Navigation Course

17 September:                 BWV Board Meeting

21 September:                 BTAC  Team: Track Maintenance Walk into History - Yarra State Forest 

27 September:                 Facebook Workshop for Clubs

26 - 29 September:          BTAC  Team: Track Maintenance Croajingolong National Park



5 - 6 October:                   BTAC  Team: Track Maintenance Cathedral State Park

Thu 17 October:               BSAR members night, Elgin Inn Hotel -  6:30pm for dinner

19-20 October                 Annual Federation Walks - Great Ocean Road

19-20 October:                Grampians National Park

22 October:                      BWV Board Meeting



9 November:                    Smartphone Navigation Course

16 & 17 November:          Day Walk Leader Training

19 November:                  BWV Board Meeting

23-24 November:             BTAC  Team: Track Maintenance Howqua Area - Alpine National Park (Mt Howitt and Stanly Name Spur tracks)



10 December:                   BWV Board Meeting

20 December:                   BWV Office Closes until 10 January 2020.


2020 Dates to save:

1-30 April:                         Premier's Active April

20 June:                           Bushwalking Victoria Leadership Forum and AGM

13-16 November:             Federation Walks - Gippsland Foothills and the Southern Alps



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