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2012 Spring Program of Guided Walks

Join us and hear, see and explore what's happening on The Pinnacle Nature Reserve

All welcome

For all walks wear suitable clothing for the expected weather, and comfortable and appropriate footwear. Bring a backpack with water and snacks, camera, and binoculars.

 

Saturday 15th September 9-30 to 11-30 am
Wildflowers at the Pinnacle Nature Reserve  

Walk and wander with Rosemary Blemings through the Reserve and see the wildflowers that are blooming this season. Explore the beauty of the reserve, its grasses, trees, habitats and views whilst you go.

All welcome.

Meet at the Dungowan St entrance to the Reserve, in Hawker.

Sunday 23rd September (duration 1.5 hours)
Drawn from Nature: A walk for children and their creative talents in field

Do you like to draw? Come and explore what is in the Pinnacle Reserve this spring and practice trying to draw what we find there. Children will be provided with a clipboard, paper and drawing materials and be guided through seeing and finding animals, plants and flowers in the reserve by John Brannan and Don Driscoll. Heather Burness will encourage and guide your drawing skills.

Suitable for children 4 and up, all levels of experience welcome.
Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Bookings essential: contact Heather for more information or to make a booking.

 

Saturday 20th October 8-30 to 10-30 am (approx)
Birds@The Pinnacle


There have been confirmed sightings of 102 different bird species in The Pinnacle Nature Reserve. Let John Brannan guide and show you some of the species that nest and fledge in Spring.

All welcome.

Meet at the Dungowan St entrance to the Reserve, in Hawker. Bring binoculars if you have them.

Further information: John Brannan.

 

Saturday 27th October 9-30 to 11-30 am
Wildflowers at the Pinnacle Nature Reserve  

Walk and wander with Rosemary Blemings through the Reserve and see the wildflowers that are blooming this season. Explore the beauty of the reserve, its grasses, trees, habitats and views whilst you go.

All welcome.

Meet at the Dungowan St entrance to the Reserve, in Hawker.

Sunday 18th November 10am (duration approx 4-5 hours return)
A Greater Walk: Across the Molonglo Valley

River levels permitting, we will cross the Valley to the magnificent views of the Murrumbidgee Valley and the little known Uriarra Travelling Stock Route. Please note that the level of difficulty is high with challenges in crossing the river and negotiating riparian zones.

Bring snacks, lunch and water.

Bookings essential: Phone 6255 1095 or contact for details.

 

Download the Spring Walks Brochure [ pdf 131 kB]

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