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Published:
Thursday, December 13, 2012

 

It seemed as though we were dancing for joy as the rain finally came down. After the yummy food while the log fire burned, and amid music and laughter, dancers were twirling and swinging as the Boonah Brush and Shovel Bush Band had us stripping willows and surfing the waves of Bondi.

 

It was great to have the band back again this year… always a delight to have them. It was also delightful to see one big happy family of all ages that included new people to the mountain and babies of 5 months right through to an 84 year old gran all having a blast. We feel so lucky that such wonderful people keep coming and supporting Wild Mountains.

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Published:
Thursday, December 13, 2012

 

Once again grade 6 students from Boronia Heights concluded the year’s Earthkeepers program. This was Boronia’s 6th visit to Wild Mountains and the students were a credit to their school and their teachers Lisa Maloney and Allan Potts as well as their chaplain Terry.

 

As per usual amid all the fun and activities, some serious learning about the systems of life on earth helped round off their scientific understandings. They all got in touch with the natural world in some very unusual ways as well as doing some fantastic exploring.

 

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Published:
Tuesday, October 23, 2012

Recently we had the pleasure of having first time volunteers Peter and Sandy Lawson along with their daughter Natalie plus their good friend John Edmonds come up and help out.

 

Pete had been having difficulty getting to our VWs and asked whether he could come up on a Thursday, lend a hand for a few days, then pick up Sandy and Nat on Friday evening and stay over the weekend. John also joined the team for the Saturday. John had warned me that both Pete and Sandy were skilled workers and recommended taking any offer of assistance. 

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