Riparian Walk #6 – Emu Waterholes Creek

The last, and by far the coldest of our riparian walks began on a dead still and very frosty Ruffy morning. Nonetheless the turnout was great with every walker set to make the most of the perfect winters morning.

The Emu Waterholes Creek walk was the easiest in the series, and ambling along the gentle curves of the waterway was the  best way to see out what has been a spectacular series of walks. With a decent portion of the walk traversing private property, the proliferation of blackberrys and other weeds species were mild compared to previous walks. A diverse array of native gums, fungi and reeds were just a few of the features noted along the way, with a fleeting appearance made by a few startled wallabys. A shy echidna was also spotted after having firmly dug itself in to the base of an old stump.

The SRCMN drone was again engaged to get some aerial shots of the spectacular gorge at the halfway mark. Despite the cold battery warnings, it once again show us what we were missing from our limited, ground level views.

The SRCMN would like to thank everyone who participated in this series of walks. The relentless positive attitudes and willingness to help out fellow walkers made our lives a lot easier, and it was a true pleasure to meet both locals and those from far afield.