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2021 Walks program and membership

Our walks program for 2021 is now available. It’s a good idea to check our website before each walk. Membership subscriptions for 2021 are now due. If you haven’t received the renewal form in the mail or would like to … Continue reading

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A little fungi meditation . . .

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Big turnout despite wintery weather

About thirty FOBIF members and supporters came to the end of the year FOBIF breakup in Walmer last Monday. With thunderstorms and even hail predicted we gathered under cover instead of in the bush and even had the fire going. … Continue reading

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FOBIF break up news

The weather forecast doesn’t look promising for the FOBIF BBQ in Walmer on Monday (December 6). Thunderstorms and hail in the late afternoon and evening are predicted. We will however still go ahead with the breakup. If necessary we can … Continue reading

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Reminder: FOBIF 2020 breakup

The FOBIF breakup BBQ will take place in Walmer on December 7 from 6pm. Details can be found here. All members and supporters are welcome. Ring Bronwyn 044875 if you have any queries. 

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NEW: Series 3 FOBIF greeting cards

We have just released  FOBIF greeting cards, Series 3, with 8 terrific photos by local photographers. Each card has details of the photo on the back.  They are available for sale as a set of 8 with envelopes. Cost for the … Continue reading

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The Seldom Seen Slender Mint-bush

Article by Frances Cincotta I’ve led a monthly bushwalk for 20 years exploring all the local tracks so it is not often I come across a plant I haven’t seen before. On 18th November 2020 I found a population of … Continue reading

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FOBIF 2020 breakup

On Monday 7 December Friends of the Box-Ironbark Forests is having a BBQ at Bronwyn Silver’s place in Walmer. It starts at 6 pm and the address is 1036 Muckleford-Walmer Road, Walmer. BYO *  food to share, including something for … Continue reading

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FOBIF AGM reminder

As mentioned in a previous post FOBIF has decided to have a Zoom AGM on Monday November 9 at 7.30. Members and supporters who wish to attend can register by emailing FOBIF (info@fobif.org.au). We would like people to register 48 … Continue reading

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Last FOBIF walk for the year

Twenty walkers in two groups set off last Sunday for a delightful walk along the Coliban Water Reserve in Kennedy’s Lane where the old Harcourt Channel runs through remnant wetland on the outskirts of the Chewton Bushlands. The pace was … Continue reading

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