Monthly Archives: February 2017

Wattamolla Photo Walk – 21 February 2017

Brian Everingham had organised a morning photo walk at Wattamolla in Royal National Park for the National Parks Association of NSW. I joined him on the walk, along with Roger, Ken, Col, Suzanne, John, Gary and Digi Dave. I arrived with … 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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Lane Cove Valley Walk – 20 February 2017

I went on a walk from Thornleigh to Macquarie Park, mainly along the track of the Great North Walk. I wanted to see if any fungi or orchids were out. It turned out that I didn’t see much fungi, and … Continue reading

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Storm Watching at Balls Head – 17 February 2017

I had been watching the weather radar and could see thats some thunderstorms were on their way. So I jumped on a train and headed to Waverton and then walked the short distance to Balls Head. At the head, there … Continue reading

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Wolli Creek Walk – 16 February 2017

After visiting Sassafras Gully the day before, I thought it may be worth a walk along the Two Valleys Track at Wolli Creek. I did not expect to see much fungi, but was on the lookout for birds and insects. The … Continue reading

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Sassafras Gully Walk – 15 February 2017

I did a short walk down Sassafras Gully – from the track at Sassafras Gully Road to Glenbrook Creek and then back to Springwood via Magdala Creek and Fairy Dell. I was principally looking to see if any fungi was … Continue reading

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Taronga Zoo – Visit on 14 February 2017

A wet day was forecast, so I thought a visit to the zoo could be nice. If there was rain – then I could shelter looking at the indoor animals such as the nocturnal house and reptile house. My previous … Continue reading

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Rocky Creek and Claustral Canyons 11 – 12 February 2017

A very hot weekend was forecast. Dan was coming up from Canberra with friends to celebrate his birthday and had proposed a weekend of canyoning with a camp at Barcoo Swamp. With the hot weather forecast, it sounded ideal to … Continue reading

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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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Looking for Eleanor Falls – 8 February 2017

I was up at Springwood visiting a friend and I decided to use the remainder of the afternoon to do the short walk from Faulconbridge to Springwood via the Victory Track and Sassafras Gully Track. During most of the walk … Continue reading

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