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Field Naturalist Past Activities

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The North East Field Naturalist Club welcomes newcomers interested in the environment. Outings are held once a month. Contact person: Louise Brookerbrooker@vision.net.au or 63 560 381 Here are some recent examples of Field Nats events . For more information visit the club’s website  BUSH FOOD DAY  –  LITTLE MUSSELROE BAY – Hosted by Dee Mills We will walk a little and see what is possible to gather at this time of year as well...

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Bridport Splash Today

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The excitement of the beach remains at the centre of a Bridport holiday and every Australia Day crowds still flock to the foreshore beaches to join in fun and games of the Bridport Splash.     While the beach fashions and some of the events may be different from yesteryear (see Bridport Splash of 1915) such as the thong throw, mud wrestling and kids lolly scramble much remains the same. Today beach races, sail boat rides and swimming...

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Bridport Splash Then

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Above photo of  Beach Girl Competition Eastmans Beach, Regatta Day 1947   An excerpt from The Eastern Advertiser on March 19th, 1915 describes:  an idyllic Bridport scene that carries through to the present day in events like the Bridport Splash: An enjoyable day at the seaside. Ideal weather conditions meant the sports meeting was largely attended and eminently successful. There was a happy and boisterous crowd. The port presented an unusually...

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Bridport is a 10

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With the opening of the River Forest section in July completing the circuit around the town, a Bridport 10 is now on the event calendar. The inaugural Bridport 10 – Cafe Rahra Fun Run & Walk is to be held on Sunday October 23rd, 2011. Training has started for this event. For more information and entry forms go to the Bridport Walking Track website and click on News Media & Events/Bridport...

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Opening of the History-Foreshore

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Environment Minister Praises Bridport Community The Advertiser October 21, 2009 Minister for Environment, Parks and Heritage, Michelle O’Byrne opened Bridport’s foreshore walking track on Saturday. The track has been given a new lease on life with heritage signs and solar lighting. Ms O’Byrne, said the initiative demonstrated the heart behind the Bridport community. “Bridport has much to be proud of, and this latest project is another feather...

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Bridport Walking Track Opened in Style

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THE new Bridport foreshore walk, complete with solar powered lighting, was officially opened on Saturday and a huge crowd took part and witnessed the many events that were part of the celebrations. The opening was the culmination of many months of voluntary effort for the Bridport community, organised under the banner of Bridport Innovations.   A federal government grant of $150,000 was used to purchase overhead solar powered track lighting and...

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