Kings Billabong is situated eight kilometres from Mildura and is popular with nature lovers including bushwalkers
, birdwatchers, canoeists, campers and, in years to come, anglers.
The collection is used by diverse groups, including researchers and professionals looking at the history of land use and topographical features, such as a local council wanting to locate former toxic waste dump sites, a botanist wanting to find out information about native and introduced vegetation, local and family historians researching land ownership, amateur gold prospectors looking to strike it lucky, and avid bushwalkers
planning their next trek.
by the author and the bushwalkers
of 2013, used with permission.
In order to better understand the genesis of this idea, though, she traces its origins in Australia to 1969, when a coalition of naturalists and bushwalkers
sought out an ecological argument for the preservation of a popular walking site known as the Little Desert.
She presented eco-Buddhist ideas in more than forty of her articles and books, the most significant being "Our Attitude Towards Nature" (1948), "Can Bushwalkers
Save the Bush?
They said that they had been hugely concerned that the bushwalkers
could not come back from the bushwalk.
For example, can bushwalkers
carry small three-dimensional models of the hills they walk?
It is not so different, however, from the early conservation movement associated with Myles Dunphy and the bushwalkers
of the mid-twentieth century, usually credited as the forerunners of the wilderness movements of the present day.
He was celebrating Sunday Mass for bushwalkers
in the Wooglemai chapel.
They will use the cash to buy locator beacons and educate bushwalkers
New South Wales Police said two bushwalkers
found Mr Neale at about 11.
30am today, two bushwalkers
alerted emergency services to advise they had come across a man who identified himself as Jamie Neale near the Narrow Neck fire trail, near Katoomba.