Friends of Bogong

1995 - 1999

 

Photo by John Witt, Dawn track clearing on Quartz Ridge Mt Bogong, 4 February 1995

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4 & 5 February 1995

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Track clearing on Mt Arthur from Quartz Ridge Mt Bogong. Eddie’s 65th Birthday.


25 & 26 March 1995

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Track clearing Mt Arthur and Grey Hills from Bogong Creek Saddle.


2 April 1995

Annual General Meeting


6 & 7 May 1995

Tom Kneen memorial weekend at Eddies.


October 1995

Cancelled due to lack of numbers.


4 & 5 December 1995

Walk Black Possum Spur to Mt Arthur to Spion Kopje


3 & 4 February 1996

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Rebuilt the cairn on Mt Bogong. Drainage on Eskdale track to Michelle Hut. Present - Ron Riley (Ranger), Ed Kleingeerts, John Witt, Betty Witt, Helen Schaeche


16 & 17 March 1996

Weekend washed out due to rain. Stayed at Eddies.


14 April 1996

Annual General Meeting at Dawn Kneen’s , Balwyn.


4 & 5 May 1996

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Removed fence posts along a disused aqueduct on Spion Kopje. Checked out Shady Gully walk at mountain Creek fior a future project.Present: Glen McLeaod (Ranger), Eddie and Susan Kleingeerts,  John and Bety Witt, Helen and Marshall Schaeche, Margaret Graham, Eric and Cath Collins


14 May 1996

Annual General Meeting at Dawn Kneen’s, Present: Dawn Kneen, Eddie and Susan Kleingeerts, Marshall and Helen Schaeche, Margaret Graham, Eric and Cath Collins


19 & 20 October 1996

Project cancelled, not enough people


1 & 2 December 1996

Walk, Mt Arthur - Little Arthur - Grey Hills - Crow’s Nest - Mt Nelse North. Erected signs on Black Possum Spur


15 & 16 February 1997

Placed wooden pegs & photo points for monitoring station on Heathy Spur horse track, Re-aligned a short section to improve grade. Present: Ed Kleingeerts Kath and Eric Collins, Betty and John Witt, Margaret Graham. Ranger Glen Mcleod.


16 & 17 March 1997

Re-routed part of the Alpine Walking Track near Marm Point Area, to improve the grade. Maintenance on the track. Repaired and repositioned the creek crossing. Present Eileen Clark, Ed Kleingeerts, Margaret  Graham, Pam Gardner, Margaret Timbury, Kath and Eric Collins, Ranger Ron Riley.


13 April 1997

Annual General Meeting - Royal Botanic Gardens


3 & 4 May 1997

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Start of work on Shady Gully dry shoe walk at Mountain Creek. Cleared the track, and put edging then filled with gravel and prepared for bridge. Present Dawn Kneen, Betty Witt, Fred Gerardson, John Witt, Ed Kleingeerts, Don Hutton, Eric and Kath Collins.


5 & 6 July 1997

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Shady gully Walk, Mountain Creek. Completed the boards on the big bridge .Poles were concreted in for the small bridge. Formed a new track above the creek and revegetated the old track with ferns. Temperature 0

degrees. Present,: Margaret Graham, Ed Kleingeerts, Marshall and Helen Schaeche, Betty and John Witt, Eric and Kath Collins. Ranger Glen Mcleod and Ron Riley.


18 & 19 October 1997

Track Drainage on the Eskdale Spur Track, set up monitoring stations. Checked photo points, and cleaned drains at Heathy Spur. Present: Kath and Eric Collins, Rebecca Ann Wraith, Sarah Wraith, Don Hutton, Dawn Kneen, Irene Vincent, Ed Kleingeerts. Ranger Glen Mcleod.


6 & 7 December 1997

Walk , Pretty Valley - Mt Jim - Young’s Hut


14 & 15 March 1998

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Widened track on Tree fern Walk and Black Cockatoo walk. Monitored Heathy Spur Track. Present:

Eileen Clark, Betty Witt, Sarah Wraith, Margaret Graham, Ed Kleingeerts. Ranger Ron Riley.


29 March 1998

Annual General Meeting - Botanic Gardens


2 & 3 May 1998

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Maintenance on Wallace's Hut - Replaced lining in hut walls - Replaced leg walls on side wood shed - Replaced boards above chimney - straightened back wall. Present: Margaret Graham, Margaret Timbury, Kath and Eric Collins, Betty Witt, Irene Vincent, Helen and Marshall Schaeche, Pam Gardner, Don Hutton, Ed Kleingeerts, Ranger Ron Riley.


3 May 1998

Annual General Meeting - Mt Beauty


19 & 20 October 1998

Project weekend cancelled due to being too wet.


28 & 29 November 1998

Walk - Mt Jim to Young’s Hut.


27 & 28 March 1999

Mossbed Restoration - built 7 Groynes across lower section of Watchbed Creek. Heathy Spur monitoring. Present: Dawn Kneen, Ed Kleingeerts, Margaret Graham.


23 May 1999

Annual General Meeting - Botanic Gardens


16 & 17 October 1999

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Built rock groynes on upper side of the Mt Nelse road, on Watchbed creek. Camped at Langford West. Present: Dawn Kneen, Irene Vincent, Ed Kleingeerts, Margaret Graham, Betty Witt, Ranger Ron Riley.


27 & 28 November 1999

Walk



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