CNFN walks and other events: November 2019 - January 2020
All walks begin at 10:00 am. Bring warm and waterproof clothes, hat, lunch, hand lens, notebook etc.
Sunday 3rd November Henry Somerset Orchid Reserve
The reserve hosts 43-45 orchid species, many rare or endangered. 10 minute flat easy walk in dry sclerophyll forest, no visitor facilities. 5 km south of Latrobe on the Railton Road, B13. Meet at 10 a.m. Leader Philip Milner 0364923201
Sunday 1st December Habitat Nursery, Liffey
Walk in wet sclerophyll forest, looking for Thismia rodwayi, fungi, ferns and birds. Herbert and Sally will then give us a nursery tour, and a talk on their attempts to work with and against nature. For further information, go to the website 0408503602 Meet 10 a.m. at the nursery. From the west take Bogan Road, C504, or from the east Liffey Road, C513. The nursery is well signposted at the Jones Road intersection.
Sunday 5thJanuary Lake Explorer Track, Lake Mackenzie
Alpine experience, along the edge of Lake Mackenzie, over the Fisher River to Lake Explorer. Crossing the river involves rock hopping, some may prefer to stop there as they will already have covered a reasonable distance Total distance of the track is 4.5 km. Take the Mersey Forest Road, C171, and turn off at the Lake Mackenzie Road. Meet in the parking area near the end of the road at 10 a.m. Leader will be announced in the e-news.