Pictures of the East Barham river walk on 15th December

On Saturday a small group gathered to walk the East Barham river from Marriners Falls to the confluence with Otway stream expert Greg Peters. For those who could not make it, here are a few pictures of the river walk. It took about 6 hours - (Mobile phone photos by Simon Pockley).
East Barham walkers

Greg Peters Allan Huggins, Susan Pockley, Anna O’Brien and Jonathan Smith

There was plenty of evidence of the recent flood with some of the path to the falls washed away and large deposits of silt and gravel.

Greg Peters spots a GalaxiaGreg Peters spots a Galaxia

Marriner's Falls
Susan and Jonathan at Marriner’s Falls

Meeting Glenda and SamRiver health discussion with Glenda and Sam

stock in the river
First farm with stock in the river

wet feet
wet feet

river reachlooking for platypus burrows

Greg with willows
Greg contemplates the presence of willows

Wilmink's crossing
Wilmink’s crossing

a deeper reach around blackberries
A deeper reach around blackberries with Sacred Kingfisher (not shown)

fish ladder Inspecting the (failed) fish ladder at the measuring station

AGM under the chestnut tree at the confluence

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