Category Archives: Conservation

Banner Event in the Gardens of Stone – 26 November 2017

I attended a large conservation rally in part of the Gardens of Stone Stage 2 Proposal. The event was organised by the Colong Foundation, The Gardens of Stone Alliance and the Blue Mountains Conservation Society. Around 150 people came along … Continue reading

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Tahmoor Gorge – 19 November 2017

I had been hoping to return to Tahmoor Gorge for a while now to get photos of the gorge below the Mermaids Pool. This is very beautiful and quite wild area and certainly deserves to be in a National Park. … Continue reading

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Gundungura Guide – Now Online

When I was starting bushwalking one of my treasured possessions was a small guidebook – The Gundungura Guide. It was produced after a lot of research by members of SURC – Sydney University Rover Crew. This guidebook covered a large … Continue reading

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“Wayfaring in Wollemi” – New Book

I was very please to attend the launch of a new book by Andy Macqueen called “Wayfaring in Wollemi”. The book was launched at Mt Tomah Botanic Gardens on 22 October. It tells the stories of 28 people – explorers, … Continue reading

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Carne Creek Gorge and the Dry Canyon 6 – 8 October 2017

This was a very pleasant weekend spent with a group of friends camped at the head of the Dry Canyon in Wollemi National Park close to the Glow Worm Tunnel Road. Digi Dave and myself headed up a day early … Continue reading

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Radiata Plateau

Here is a good video on the campaign to keep Radiata Plateau at Katoomba in a wild state. It is from the Blue Mountains Conservation Society – Leave Radiata Plateau Wild from BMCSNSW on Vimeo.

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Radiata Plateau – Walk and Rally – 30 July 2017

My friend Wendy was going to attend the Blue Mountains Conservations Society’s rally to Keep Radiata Plateau Wild at Cahills Lookout at Katoomba on Sunday afternoon. I suggested a short walk on the Plateau would be a good idea before … Continue reading

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Conservation Courses at the WEA

Two conservation courses are available at the Workers Educational Association. These may interest readers. Here are pictures of the brochures –

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Tahmoor Gorge and the Mermaids Pool – 9 February 2017

I headed with David Hufton down to Tahmoor Gorge for some photography. It was cloudy earlier in the morning – nice conditions to photograph waterfalls and a gorge. But when we arrived most of the cloud had burnt off. We … Continue reading

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Save Barton Park – Urgent Action Needed!

There is at present a very alarming development proposal to relocate a private golf course to public land at Barton Park near Arncliffe. If it goes ahead this development will be very detrimental to important remnant wetland areas in the Cooks River … Continue reading

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