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New local book on bird walks

Ever wanted to go on a walk in our local bush with plenty of birds to observe along the way? Damian Kelly’s new publication, Castlemaine bird walks: a guide to walks and birds in the Castlemaine district, will give you … Continue reading

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Walks program 2018 kicks off

FOBIF’s 2018 walks program kicks off next Sunday with a stroll around  the Coliban Main Channel, with a return through sections of the Fryers Nature Conservation Reserve and the state forest. Check the walks program for more details.

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Three walks around Castlemaine Diggings National Heritage Park

As part of the review of Heritage Action Plan, Jade Harris from Parks Victoria has invited interested people to three walks in the Castlemaine Diggings National Heritage Park on Wednesday 16th & Thursday 17th November 2016: Parks Victoria are currently reviewing the Heritage Action Plan … Continue reading

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2016 FOBIF walks start soon

This year’s FOBIF walks’ program has been finalised and can be viewed here. The first walk  (20 March) will be a combined FOBIF/Connecting Country event. The focus will be on birds and three experts will lead several short walks on Andrew Skeoch and … Continue reading

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FOBIF walks

Walks for young people FOBIF are running lots of events for kids this year. We have bushwalks for small children with their families, youth walks for people who are secondary school age and a June School Holiday program based in the … Continue reading

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Over 15 years of FOBIF walks

We are not quite sure of the exact year FOBIF walks began but it was sometime in the late 1990s. Doug Ralph, one of the founders of FOBIF, initially led all the walks but later other locals shared this task. For many years … Continue reading

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7 & 28 September 2014 – Youth & Family Bushwalks

The Spring Youth Bushwalk will be held on Sunday 7 September in Poverty Gully. Young FOBIF member, Nioka Mellick-Cooper, received a grant last year from the Mount Alexander Shire Council’s Youth Grants Program to run bush walks around Castlemaine for younger … Continue reading

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23 and 30 March 2014 – Youth and Family Forest Walks

This year FOBIF has expanded its walks program to include 2 family walks and 2 youth walks. Everyone is welcome on these walks, not just young people and children. The first of the family walks will take place on 23 … Continue reading

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Change to Walks Program

Due to unforseen circumstances we have had to make a change in the FOBIF walk’s program. Doug Ralph will now be leading the walk to Tarilta Gorge on 17 June and Malcolm Fyffe will be leading his Yandoit walk on … Continue reading

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Walks

BUSHWALKS  Our walks are on Sundays, they are free and non-members are welcome. We meet at 9.30am outside 30 Templeton Street, Castlemaine (Continuing Ed.) and carpool to the start of the walk. Bring water, morning tea and lunch. Walks usually … Continue reading

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