Category Archives: Walks

Short FOBIF walk in Whiskey Gully

  A dozen people enjoyed winter sunshine on Mount Alexander (Leanganook) on Sunday’s short walk. We began at Dog Rocks and strolled down Whiskey Gully before looping back to the start. Recent rains meant there was abundant fungi and once … Continue reading

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Long FOBIF walk along Boundary Creek

A small group of four completed the longish Boundary Creek loop and enjoyed beautiful winter weather and ideal walking conditions.. This year the creek wasn’t flowing but it still looked really pretty as it meandered between moss-covered rock walls or high … Continue reading

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Long and short FOBIF walks, June 16 2024

Long Walk – Boundary Creek The long walk this year explores Boundary Creek in the Upper Loddon State Forest. It is an area not frequently visited and the creek and surrounds have a fairly remote feel with attractive bush and … Continue reading

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Stunning walk along the Loddon

Walking north along the eastern bank of the Loddon River near Baringhup through stunning redgum trees on a beautiful sunny day, a sizable group heard stories of geology, Indigenous occupation, farming, hydrology, architecture, and natural history. Contributions to these stories … Continue reading

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One for the Ages

A strong group took on FOBIF’s first walk for the year yesterday, to the Rock of Ages in the Nuggety Ranges. The recent dry weather has given the hills a real feel of late summer dustiness, but in this context … Continue reading

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Last FOBIF walk for 2023

On Sunday Frances Cincotta led a large group on a short walk in the Fryers Range State Forest. Despite being cold it turned out to be good walking weather and the rain held off. The spring wildflower display was terrific … Continue reading

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A Floriferous Walk in the Fryers Ranges State Forest

This Sunday 15th October will be the last FOBIF walk for the year. It’s often quite warm for our October walk so we have planned a short walk of 2.7 km (with some steep sections). People wanting to join the … Continue reading

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Next Sunday’s FOBIF walk (17 September)

We’ll explore the flower gardens in the region of the Fryers Ranges main ridge. A gentle walk of about six km mainly on formed tracks. Plenty of time to photograph and appreciate the array of flowering shrubs and herbs in … Continue reading

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Wattles orchids, and a tunnel transit

Beautiful weather enticed a strong group to join FOBIF’s August walk through the Maldon Historic reserve yesterday. The area is noted for its biodiversity, and though it’s still early in the season, there was plenty to see, including several species … Continue reading

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Fobif walks this Sunday (July 16)

This Sunday (July 16) there will be a long and a short walk. The short walk will be led by Joy Clusker and will have a fungi focus. Meet as usual at the Community Centre in Templeton Street at 9.30 … Continue reading

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