Grey River is one of many pleasant picnic areas to choose from in the Otways. There are toilets and picnic tables here. Glow worms …
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Grey River Picnic Area
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Grey River is one of many pleasant picnic areas to choose from in the Otways. There are toilets and picnic tables here.
Glow worms are often found near this picnic area. These lovely little worms are not actually worms - they are the larvae of fly-like insects called fungus gnats. The larvae prey on small insects who are attracted to the glow from their abdomen and then trapped in the sticky threads.
Take a torch to find your way along the tracks after dark, but avoid shining the light directly at the glow worms. Torches, loud noises or touching them may disturb the glow worms causing these shy creatures to 'switch off' their light and hide away.
10 May 2013
National Volunteer Week, which runs from 13-19 May 2013, is giving Parks Victoria the chance to say a special thank you to its many volunteer groups across the state. Mill Park Garden Club are a dedicated group of gardening enthusiasts who provide ongoing volunteer support towards maintaining and developing the Le …