The Friends of the Great Victoria Desert Parks acknowledge that we work on the lands of the Tjaliri Corporation and the Maralinga Tjarutja people. We respect their spiritual relationship with their country. The land on which we hold meetings is the traditional land of the Kaurna People.
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Subject to discussion at the February meeting and various approvals, a single trip with four separate field components will leave from Ceduna on 22 June, returning to Ceduna on 30 June or 1 July. The proposed components are:
This will be one of our longer trips, reaching as far north as Vokes Hill Corner and as far west as the WA border. Details have been emailed to members.
The field trip to the Goog's Track area took place over the week beginning 17 June. All the planned vegetation photopoints were re-photographed and overhead drone images were added where appropriate. The mallee fowl contingent undertook ground-level data collections at more than two dozen potential mallee fowl mound sites. Participants camped at Nalara Rocks, Goog's Lakes and Mt Finke, and a productive and enjoyable time was had by all. A full report will appear in the next Newsletter.
Three trips took place in 2018:
Reports on these trips can be found in our January 2019 Newsletter Number 50.
A comprehensive information pack for leaders and members going on field trips has been prepared. An edited version can be viewed here. The full version can be viewed by members after logging in to the members' area.
Annual General Meeting and Business Meeting on Friday 7 February 2020 at 7.30 pm
Sports SA Industry Skills Centre
Military Road, West Beach
(opposite the West Beach Caravan Park)
To see meeting minutes and other members' information, please log in below, then click on the "Members" link above (email the secretary if you've forgotten your username or password).