17-21 September Car Camp with Accommodation
Yathong Nature Reserve
Yathong is about 500 km to the north-west of Canberra, in central NSW. Accommodation in shearers quarters, with twin beds in each room, kitchen and ablutions block. Cost (donation) about $50 per person, plus travel costs. This reserve of 115,604 ha has semi-arid woodlands, mallee and rocky hills. Activities over 3 days will include slow walks with birdwatching, plant identification, searching for orchids, inspection of historic buildings and Aboriginal objects and sites. Also quick visits to a few nature reserves while travelling between Canberra and Yathong. Numbers limited. Contact leader early.
Maps: Mt Allen 1:100,000 and Coombie 1:100,000
Grading: 2 A/B/C/D/E/F
Leader: John Brickhill