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Nature walk in Korung National Park in Pickering Brook – DRB Nats

30 June, 9:45 am-12:30 pm

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40 out of 40 available DRB Members Sunday 30th June.

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10 out of 10 available Nats club members - non DRB

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10 out of 12 available Visitors (not a financial member of Nats club)

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Join the DRB Nats for the CARMEL WALK in the Korung National Park in Pickering Brook. Find out what has started flowering, which birds are around, the plants which are growing and more.

The corner of Anembo and Morton Roads, Pickering Brook.

This is a pleasant loop walk in the Korung National Park which may be completed in two separate sections. There is a large gravel rock on the south side of Morton road with an oblong Kalamunda walk trail sign indicating the start point of the walk.

Sunday 30th June 2019.

Time: 9.45am registration for start at 10am-12.30 finish.

Distance: 5.1 km

Trail markers are in red.

Organiser and leader: Arlene Quinn

Meeting point: Meet at 9.45am for a 10am start.

Start point: The corner of Anembo Road and Morton Road. There is a large gravel rock on the south side of Morton road with an oblong Kalamunda walk trail sign indicating the start point of the walk.
1. Ignore a track to the left.
2. At the crossroads, proceed straight through to a smaller walk trail following the red signs.
3. At the crossroads, continue straight through on the walking track.
4. At the crossroads, on a well formed old gravel road, walk straight through as indicated by the red walk signs.
5. At the T junction, take the left branch.
6. Take the left turn here.
7. At the T junction, take the left fork.
8. Cross a disused gravel road and continue straight on.
9. Reach an orchard on Francais Road. You can turn left here and complete the walk to the start point 750 metres away, or turn right to continue the walk.
10. Turn left off Francais Road just past the orchard, on to a marked track.
11. Take the left fork.
12. At the T Junction, turn right at the fence of an orchard. The track here follows part of the Kattamorda Trail.
13. Continue down Weston Road, taking the left loop.
14. Turn right off the sealed Weston Road opposite a grey shed and walk uphill with the fence on your left.
15. Reach Francais Road, turn right and walk down to the orchard sheds. You are now at point 9. Continue on the gravel road.
16. At the end of the gravel road, continue through the rock barricade.
17. Ignore a track that branches off to the right and continue on the left.
18. Deviate right from the partly formed road and follow the signs.
19. Return to the start point.

Practical details:

  1. Please bring your mobile phone and have it switched on – so we can reach you in case of emergency.
  2. Please put 0436-448-647 in your mobile phone (DRB number) so you can reach us if you get lost finding the reserve or there is an emergency.
  3. Please wear a whistle in case of emergency (the DRB has a few of these available for members but best to bring your own).
  4. Please carry sufficient water with you.
  5. Please wear closed in shoes.
  6. It may be wet prepare to bring wet weather gear.

When you book in you will be sent these practical reminders.

Costs:

On arrival each person must sign in individually to comply with club policies. If you are not a member of the club please bring a minimum of a gold coin donation for each person, to contribute to the cost of running the excursion and club. Thank you. It is free for financial members.

Cancellation:

If once you have booked in you find you are unable to attend for any reason, it is essential that you let us know asap: DRB@wanaturalists.org.au or DRB phone: 0436-448-647. Do not simply not turn up, this is unfair on the organiser.

We look forward to having you with us for a wonderful morning.

Details

Date:
30 June
Time:
9:45 am-12:30 pm
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Organiser

DRB leader: Arlene Quinn
Phone:
0436 448 647
Email:
drb@wanaturalists.org.au

Venue

Carmel Walk, Pickering Brook
Cnr Anembo Road/Morton Road
Pickering Brook, Western Australia Australia
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