Pictures from the Beauty Gully walk 16th December 2007

Following the success of the East Barham walk, a small group assembled at a farm just above the head of Beauty Gully (mobile phone pictures Simon Pockley).

Beauty Gully walkers
Denise Hooke, Susan Pockley, Greg Peters, Jonathan Smith , Allan Huggins, Anna O’Brien
Gully head
Allan Huggins avoids snakes and looks for flowing water
way in Working our way down through blackberries to the water course
Beauty Gully water course
Beauty Gully water course
the gully emerges
the gully revealed
willow agal growth
Algal growth around willows
Downstream from willows downstream from willows rank with algal slime
deeper Difficult terrain with blackberries
bank erosionBank erosion
abandoned house hidden habitation
Antarctic Beech Regeneration of Antarctic Beech
Deep in the gully with fernsDeep in the gully with ferns and guide dog
more ferns more ferns
more fernsdappled light and moss



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  1. Denise Ruth 23rd December 2007

    Wow, these photos suggest that Beauty Gully has hidden treasures and needs some TLC and work. I’d be happy to help over the bext few months if there is a working group.
    Denise Ruth

  2. Matt Armstrong 25th December 2007

    Hi to all,

    Interesting photos, great website. Love the interactive ability. Beauty Gully looks like a great project - a mix of high quality streamside and degraded parts ready for restoration

    Matt Armstrong.

  3. Dean 17th July 2008

    G’day Guys, great to see you using a blog for your landcare project (especially wordpress). I am running a workshop on eExtension next week and thought I might use your blog as an example

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The Otway Barham Catchment Landcare Group is a community group in Australia’s southern Victorian region. It has, as its primary focus, the health of the Barham River form source to sea.

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