The Wonnangatta-Moroka section of the Alpine National Park is a remote and rugged haven for wildlife. The scenery is always grand and the wildflowers wonderful,
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The Wonnangatta-Moroka section of the Alpine National Park is a remote and rugged haven for wildlife. The scenery is always grand and the wildflowers wonderful, especially in spring and early summer. But evenings round a camp fire can be cool.
Cattle grazing had its beginnings in the Howqua and Macalister River areas in the mid 1800s and later extended to include most of the grassy forested slopes, river flats and snow plains. You can sense the history by visiting the ruins of the Wonnangatta station, home of the pioneer Bryce family for many years, and the site of an unsolved murder. See the related publication below for more on this mysterious tale.
26 Feb 2014
An ecological thinning trial is proposed for Barmah–Millewa River Red Gum forests in Victoria and New South Wales, including within Barmah National Park. The health of River Red Gum forests has declined over the years as a result of altered flooding regimes, more frequent and intense droughts and regulation of…