Ovens River, Wangaratta. March 16

Seven walkers left early from near the Mullinmurr Project area (end of Phillipson Street) for a six kilometre easy, and delightful, walk on the banks of our special Ovens River (Torryong = Pangerang name).

Trip Leader, Andy, was able to point out the rapidly regenerating native plants, as weeds are being removed by Galen College students, and the Wangaratta Urban Landcare/RCOW.

With the day heating up quickly, the group decided to stop at Apex Park, where Pat’s box of cuppa tea, and fresh biscuits, were enjoyed once again!!

Monday, 27th March. Dinner and AGM at the Vine Hotel.

Glenda Hall was re – elected as club president, and the committee is unchanged after a very successful year. Two excellent speakers from Parks Victoria discussed the proposed new “super” Falls Creek to Hotham track, and answered many (often tricky) questions about PV policy.

Coming Events

Sunday, 2nd April, Killawarra Forest. Kate, 5726 9337

An easy morning walk (2-3 hours) of about 10km on forest roads, 4WD, and small walking tracks in the Box-Ironbark forest at Killawarra, part of the Warby Ovens National Park.

Some inclines and uneven surfaces.

Saturday, 8th April. Mount Bogong. Trevor, 5721 6215

A hard walk of approximately 18km to Mount Bogong, then onto Cleve Cole Hut and return. Great views!

Monday, 17th April. Easter Monday. Lake Benalla and Winton Wetlands. Jeanette, 0417 546 974

Two short easy walks on one day! A level walk of about 4.5km around Lake Benalla, with coffee at the Art Gallery to follow.

Then it’s onto the Winton Wetlands for another short walk.

Talbingo Week Away. Saturday, 22nd April to Saturday, 29th April.

Fully booked!

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