Many of the properties in 1880 surrounding the bush camp were in the hundreds of acres and now 140 years later they are all much smaller after subdivision. John Kennedy's 259 acres encompassed it and much beyond. November 30th, 2020
The hundreds of fern trees look amazing this time of year. Aged from a few years to a few hundred years old. November 24th, 2020
This afternoon I discovered on the property a giant tree had fallen recently. It was an approximately 80 year old mountain ash ( Eucalyptus regnans ) I haven't measured it yet but it must have been around 50 metres in height. November 20th, 2020
Yarra river Warburton stereo pair photos taken decades ago. Use a stereo viewer to see in 3d. November 18th, 2020
Looks a bit like snow on the trees at the moment with the thousands of tea trees in flower November 18th, 2020
Spotted this blue tongued lizard enjoying the warmth of the morning sun this morning. November 11th, 2020
Found this interesting flight path air photography diagram from 1944. The RAAF flew over the Upper Yarra which includes Armstrong creek, Cambarville and the Upper Yarra catchment which includes Yarra Falls and Five Falls just 5 years after the 1939 fires
There is plenty of forest to explore at the bush camp and surrounds. Do the walk to Mt Donna Buang or Mt Victoria. Seven hours return approximately.
Plenty of water coming out of the several mountain springs at the bush camp. Fill up your 10 or 20 or how ever many litre containers or even a trailer full of this delicious water while camping here.
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