Monthly Archives: January 2016

Trip 121 – Collie Hill Climbs

Collie Climbs 17 Jan 2016 11 cars (10+1) 19 adults, 3 kids and 1 dog. Trip Leader: Glen and Terri Cleaver Meet in Burekup opposite the store on Russell Rd, at the public open space. The large undercover area gave us shelter from the showers to have morning tea before heading off at 10am. Air down at start of Lennard 4wd track 10.35. Lunch was early at 11.15 at sailors’ gulley on the banks of the collie river. Parking was challenging for 11 put the picnic area was large and easily allowed the group to sit together. Read more

Progress at The Gap near Albany WA

 

The Gap -coming soon The Gap Road was open for a while over the peak holiday season to allow locals and holiday makers a chance to visit and make use of the completed work at Natural Bridge in Torndirrup National Park. The site has now closed again until mid to late March 2016 to allow workers and machinery back to complete the new Gap lookout. Extract from Department of Parks and Wildlife :   Touring WA - Issue 29

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Dryandra Woodland update

Captive bred numbats go wild

Numbat Ten young numbats born at Perth Zoo earlier this year were among fifteen numbats released into Dryandra Woodland in December as part of a joint project between Parks and Wildlife and the Perth Zoo. They follow 17 zoo-bred animals that were released in 2014. Keep our eyes out on our next camp down there?...
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New campsite north of Coolgardie

New camping facilities are open at Credo Conservation Reserve, 75km north of Coolgardie.

Credo Campsite North of CoolgardieThe campground has new access roads, new directional signs and two new toilet blocks. The 16 multi-purpose camping sites can accommodate caravans, camp trailers and tents and each have their own picnic tables and barbecue rings.

The homestead and shearers' quarters have also been upgraded.

Credo is becoming an increasingly popular stopover and the upgrades will help look after the homestead precinct...

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Possible closure of campgrounds in the Southwest of Western Australia

Alert from:        Tourism and Property Branch                              Department of Parks and Wildlife  

The Department of Parks and Wildlife wishes to advise that due to the current commitment to bushfire response and the impending high temperatures this weekend there is the possibility that campgrounds within the Parks and Wildlife Blackwood District could be closed.

Campgrounds being considered for closure in this regard are Conto, Point Road, Boranup, Wrights Bridge, Barrabup, Workers Pool, Canebreak, Sues Bridge and Warner Glen.

The Department of Parks and Wildlife wishes to advise Commercial...

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