A cold but very productive day, not without its challenges - especially the hilly terrain. few planters we appreciative of the VMLCG mobility offered to them in the afternoon and our rapid pick up of the remains of the day, allowed the team to finish just before the light faded and the rain arrived.
Little Desert Malleefowl Survey with the Victorian Malleefowl Recovery Group (VMRG) - Walkies 2!!
Our second collaborative eefort with the VMRG to get some sense of presence in the Little Desert of this elusive bird species. This year the VMLCG brought along students from lalor College, who provided the catering - and did a very professional job. Overall they cooed for some 70 people of all ages and tastes and we acclaimed by everyone for their friendliness, energy and sense of fun.
Westons Hut Rebuild - Visit 6.1 - the last but one
This was the last on a series of trips in collaboration with Parks Victoria and the crew around Lachie Gales, a well respected and successful builder hailing from Wangaratta. The VMLCG was asked by Lachie to assisst his crew with access and with camp management - freeing them up for the task of rebuilding Weston's Hut on the western flanks of the park. This had been destroyed by fire in 2009 and needed to be rebuilt as part of the snow resuce hut system. We were based at Tawonga Huts over 12 months and 7 trips.
Sea Spurge Removal at Crayfish Bay, Otways
Weston's Hut Rebuild Trip #5.. little bit of Mambo
Jack River Lowlands Plantout - Marilyn's Place
Skenes Creek Revegetation, Apollo Bay with the local Landcare Group
Wonthaggi Farm Plantout Assistance - Tree Project Request